A glimpse of inspiration #2

If the opportunity doesn’t come knocing, buil a door

Life isn’t abot finding yourself, it’s about creating yourself.

There are two ways of spreading light. To be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

Live as if you were to die tomorrow, learn as if you were to live forever.

It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and reality of tomorrow.

Mistakes are painful when they happen. But years later collection of mistakes is called experience, which leads to success.

We must become the change we want to see. /Gandhi/

If you want to reach a state of bliss, then go beyond your ego and the internal dialogue. Make a decision to relinquish the need to control, the need to be approved and the need to judge. /Deepak Chopra/

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.

Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.

Never look down on anybody unless you are helping them up / Jesse  Jackson /

“Changing the face” can change nothing, “facing the change” can change everything.

Don’t complain about others, change yourself if you want peace.

If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking. / Buddhist saying /

The best things in life are not things.

To accomplish great things, we must not only act but also dream, not only plan but also believe. / Anatole France/

You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle and the life of the candle will not be shortened, happiness never decreases by being shared.

Piemiņai

No sirds sirdij, kas tevī dzeļ,

Par dvēseli, kas aizklejojusi zeļ.

Tev, Tu, Tavs, Tavējais

Rīts, Vakars, Krēsla, Nakts.

No sirds sirdij, kas tevī smeldz,

Patiesība patiesību triec.

Vai tu maz zini, kas tu esi?

Vai tu maz zini, kas tu biji?

Tu biji,esi,būsi,

mūsu mūsējais mūsos,

Ticība svēta, ka tu esi tu,

Rīta zvaigzne tavā smaidā lec.

Saule uzlec, atkal jauna diena,

Nolādēti mākoņi manu skatu sedz.

Pār Latviju nolaidusies vētra tumša,

Smeldzoša kopība trīcamā tuvībā.

Neticam mēs, negribam.

Tavā smaidā mūsu sāpes redz.

Life is unfair~John F. Kennedy

Yesterday, on January 27th, at 1.20 am, Latvian singer, writer, composer and actor, Mārtiņš Freimanis (Martins Freimanis) died after facing some serious complications after a swine flu. At the age of 33, Mārtiņš Freimanis, had written many beautiful songs that will forever remain in Latvian culture. He has participated in many contests, including Eurovision, few years in a row, as a singer and songwriter. Although I was never really a huge fan of him, I did like his music, acting. I must say that these news shocked me, I still can’t really believe that it has really happened, it seems more like a nightmare to me.

Here you go, running for your destiny, working, not eating something to be fit, pleasing everyone else, trying to achieve your best, and then one day it ends. After a flu for gods sake. How is this fair? I mean, everyone has to die sometimes, but when full life is lived. No, I’m not talking only about this incident, but globally. My cousin died in his twenties, he was the sweetest person I’ve ever met, he died when I was little, but I still remember him as if I had seen him just yesterday. See, the thing is, I agree that life is unfair, and that is acceptable to a certain level, but this is just crossing the line. Everyone has to die, we get it. But why now? Why here? When a person is old you predict that to happen (not expect, but understand that it might happen somewhat soon), but when a person has lived less than a half of his/her normal lifetime? This is not unfair, this is a crime, a crime of life.

Why bother trying to be someone? Why try to be the besd? – if one day, just one simple day it can all be taken away from you. At my age this might be inappropriate to even have such thoughts, but I did concieve a thought of my death. What if I died tomorrow? Who would be there for me? Would I be happy with the way I lived? And I got the answer. I’m not going to run after something that’s everybodies else’s dream, I’m gonna chase my own destiny, I will do what I want to do. I don’t care about money, I really don’t, it just makes life easier. I’m gonna study what I want to, not what I could make a big salary of, I will date who I want to, not with who I’d look great together with. I will be me, I will be mine, not everybodies else’s. See this is the day – I’m my own.

“Life is too short, so take the time and appreciate”

RIP Mārtiņš Freimanis – you will always remain in our hearts, you were an amazing person- singer, songwriter, composer, poet, actor at only age of 33, the whole country is with you. There’s a candle in my house simbolyzing your soul transffering to the greater place. God bless you!

“If you do not have a target to aim for, you are going to miss it anyway.” – Clifford Aga

I found this amazing quote today and it got me thinking… See I’ve already told you before that I am a bit concerned about my future, I am afraid of setting my goals too high…not choosing the right target to aim for..But this sentence just made me more confused, but it’s that kind of confusion after what comes the enlightenment. So here it goes…

 

There are few moments in our lives that can confuse us with questions like ” What am I going to do in my future?” “Am I going to be successful?”. “Am I going to make the right career choice?'”, “Is this really what’s meant for me?” (..)…

I actually blame parents, cause they let their children to build these ilusions, big dreams… Sometimes it may become a little more than just that… a lot more – THE target. So you live on with that dream of yours, when one day it crashes, cause you understand how unreachable it is. I know people say “Everything is possible” and now… How many people want to/believe that they are going to be the president of the United States of America? (or any other country for that matter).. I don’t mean to bitch around or something, but it’s IMPOSSIBLE for million people to reach that dream. But there are few who will achieve, am I right? Do you see where I’m going with this?

There is absolutely no guarantee that you will achieve your goal or fulfill your dream, but if you don’t even try – you will never going to achieve it anyways. So, really what is the difference between going for it or not going? In either way you can miss, so whatever, move on, go ahead have a backup plan. I mean, what do you have to lose? Money for studies? SO WHAT? Money is overrated in this material world, you don’t lose your knowledge, you only lose an opportunity, ONE opportunity now, how many other ones are out there? What will you lose- your time? Oh, that’s a good one, I say stop feeling sorry for yourself, working hard isn’t for nothing if even if you don’t get what you wanted. Well, what else? Oh, the faith? Faith is a bullshit, it’s a fairytale, grow up baby, let’s start thinking for real now, ok? Here’s an answer for you – you don’t lose anything at all, you just made a deposit for what to be awarded later light bulb!?!  I’m sure that at age of 60-70 you would rather look back on your youth and say: I was trying to do that, I was trying to do that, I did that, other than – I wanted to do that, I wanted to do that and I never got a chance to try that either cause I was afraid of failure. Well there’s something people often forget regrets are worse than failure. Actually, I don’t even know a word failure it just means you have found 10,000 ways it doesn’t work, or 10,000 paths that are not for you.

Personally, I, would rather regret something I failed to do while trying my best in achieving it, than something I never did because I was afraid I would fail. So what? Get up, move on, go ahead  next move, next destination. See if you know you did your best even though you weren’t the best, it counts for a lot. You made yourself a better person, you made yourself the best, the smartest you there could ever be.

Don’t get me wrong, you probably are now thinking somewhat this ” I can’t rely on one plan, what if it doesn’t work out.”. I never said you should go with one plan, I’m actually that kind of person that always likes having a backup plan. Maybe it is easier to achieve the backup plan first and then go for your real target in full speed.

Sure, maybe I am making a big deal out of nothing, but it just hit me, I feel like I should just keep going for what I used to believe in. How is working hard going to hurt me? Yes, it will be tough, the long working hours and everything, but now I just can’t find a reason to even say “oh,I don’t know about that.” , see, if I don’t get what I want? I’ll get better than people who didn’t work that hard, right? Sometimes you just have to look at situations from different angles, look around yourself and analyze the situation, make conclusions.

I know that we all want to be rich and we all want to have lives where we don’t have to worry about stuff, but let’s face it, it’s never going to be that way. Life is a hell, not a paradise, my dear. It’s what you make it, you will not make anything unless you try. Do you get this one now? 🙂 Working for money is not going to be fun for long, my dear. Sure, the big bucks are nice to have but are you ready to give  your life away for money, wouldn’t you want to be where you want to be? Money, fame  are not the right things to wish you had, believe me, I often forget this myself, but I know what I want to do now, so I’m going to do my best to get there and never regret. I will forget about such words as disappointment, regrets, failure..

See, the targets are really never about the destination, they are about the journey. You don’t have to agree with me, but you’ll never reach the destination if you don’t take the journey, right?

I think I’ve said enough on this topic. I feel like I just threw off 100 pounds of my shoulders.

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A glimpse of inspiration.

Hi. Some of you may have noticed that I kinda like quotations. Well, I’m going to share my favourite quotes on love,life,  heartbreak, friendship and happiness.

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You know, I don’t think I’ll ever be happy. Wherever I am, I’ll wish I’m somewhere else. Whatever I have, I’ll want something different.

I try to laugh about it, cover it all up with lies. I try to laugh about it, hiding the tears in my eyes

I didn’t wanna be that girl that cries herself to sleep…

Never forget what people say when they’re mad, cuz thats when the truth comes out…

I just want to feel safe in my own skin; I just want to be happy again. I just want to feel deep in my own world. But I’m so lonely I don’t even want to be with myself anymore

Your life is made up of years that mean nothing, and moments that mean it all.

Sometimes in life you wish for everything, then there comes a moment when you stop wishing. Its not because you got what you wanted, but  because you finally accepted that not all wishes can come true.

You’re everything I never knew I always wanted

You ask me what’s wrong and I say nothing, but as a tear falls, I say everything

The pain is there to remind me that I’m still alive

Behind this smile is everything you’ll never understand

Smile. It’s easier than explaining why you’re sad

I know it seems like I’m this strong person who can get through anything, but inside I’m fragile. I’ve had so many things thrown at me, and each one has only made a crack. What I’m afraid of is shatteringI thought somebody would notice, I thought somebody would say something…

I could pretend that I’m not dying inside, but just so you know… I am.

As we grow older, it gets harder to believe. It’s not that we don’t want to but too much has happened and we can’t.

Don’t fall into the trap of pretending everything is okay when you know it’s not.

When I hear somebody sigh, “Life is hard,” I am always tempted to ask, “Compared to what?”

Live every act fully, as if it were your last.

 you desire to know the art of living, my friend? It is contained in one phrase: make use of suffering.

There has been much tragedy in my life; at least half of it actually happened.

I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.

Listen, are you breathing just a little and calling it a life?

may my heart always be open to little birds who are the secrets of livin

 Promise yourself to live your life as a revolution and not just a process of evolution.

 

 

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These are quotes of January, I’ll post more at the beggining of February