Evanescent Thoughts

Evanescent Thoughts

The two ways of life !!

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I believe there are two ways to live the life. Rather, I should say, I have convinced myself that there are only two ways to live a life. One way is to follow the wise advices of people, like your parents, your well-wishers who have seen it through in their life. The other way is to not listen to them, make mistakes of your own, and then realise the importance of those words that were rendered at you earlier in your life to which u never bothered to heed.

I believe eventually everybody gets to learn this. That, whatever you choose, if u are yearning for a success, you need to follow those golden words sometime or other. The interesting part is when you choose the second option in your life, you are anyway gonna end up joining the roads of people who have chosen the first path. But what makes you different and advantageous is that, you have learned it all by yourself and convinced yourself of the things that you have become.

I believe, I chose the second option a couple of years ago, and slowly planning to join the road I would have been into if I had not made the choice. So coincidental that I was recently reminded of this

“You dont change when you are shown a better option. You only change when you dont have any other option.”

But I have learnt a lot. Things that can’t be expressed through words and can only be understood. And then the vicious circle continues. You may then understand why you were being advised on the first place and how much people had cared about you.

PS : You know you are a topcoder when you get so philosophical after losing your rating !!! ( 😛 )


Written by Sathya Narayanan

June 14, 2009 at 9:41 am

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  1. The quote was ma forward. Copy cat.. 😛 😛 u have no copyrights for it. so either remove it or mention the source.. 😛 🙂


    June 14, 2009 at 11:02 am

    • @shriram : as if u created the quote and sent it … it was sent by some one else to you. and i didnt wanna spoil my blog post by mentioning ur name in it 😛

      Sathya Narayanan

      June 14, 2009 at 11:04 am

  2. Dei, enna matter ? Why this much peeling ??


    June 14, 2009 at 3:07 pm

    • peelings illa da.. some sort of realisation .. i think i shud change .. 🙂

      Sathya Narayanan

      June 14, 2009 at 3:27 pm

  3. Wondering what made you think/write this. 🙂


    June 14, 2009 at 5:28 pm

    • @sp2hari : the thing in the PS 🙂 … doesnt it for u ??? 🙂

      Sathya Narayanan

      June 14, 2009 at 6:16 pm

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