on asking the right question

Don’t spend your precious time asking – “Why isn’t the world a better place?”

It will only be time wasted.

The question to ask is – “How can I make it better?”

To that there is an answer.

– Leo F. Buscaglia

http://www.phnet.fi/public/mamaa1/buscaglia.htm

on routinely spent life

The true tragedy of a routinely spent life is that its wastefulness does not become apparent till it is too late.

– Amitava Ghosh in his book “Hungry Tide”

http://www.mouthshut.com/review/Hungry_Tide_-_The___Amitav_Ghosh-72007-1.html