Saturday, April 09, 2011

Tough Times

Sometimes life could be tough, very tough. Lightning could strike you twice but you may not have the liberty to swear like John Mclane and say, Same shit happens to the same man twice" or ask yourself or any one "Why Me? Why Me?"

Tough times definitely test you a lot, they help to realize, "Who you are really?" not only to the world but more importantly to yourself. Either they bring out the satanic nature or the saint.

If one could beat the crap out of tough times and get out of it safely smelling like roses, the pleasure is the real bliss. If it beats the crap out of you and you get out of it smelling otherwise, the pain is a real curse.

Tough times could turn out to be either be divine or diabolical.

I could go on and on the dual nature of the tough times, but in my time as a IT techie, I have learnt a trick or two. "Thou shall not reinvent"

I hereby quote Dickens, who, I feel has already captured,  which holds true for most of the moments in our tumultuous life.

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way—in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only."

-Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens
p.s
Still this too holds true!

5 comments:

Ramesh said...

Nice quote from Dickens. Hope it isn't too bad for you at work. Fire your team if they are that bad !!

zeno said...

Nooo Work has never been so good and so fulfilling for me as it is now. Team is cool and in fact they are helping me to learn a lot, again so far the best learning!

RamMmm said...

இப்படி ஒரு diabolical postயை போட்டு குழப்புறீங்களே. Wave-particle duality கணக்கா confuse பண்ணுறீங்க.

zeno said...

Y is this diabolical?? Definitely not diabolical! Confused! Hmm Yeah. It just applies to all phases and walks of life!

RamMmm said...

The diabolism is in conveying what you want to convey but not conveying it in its full form. :-) Letting the reader assume the context. vera onnum illai, avvlo thaan. :-D