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Re: Perception and reality
By:Jawaid Ahmed
Date: Monday, 10 May 2010, 11:40 am
In Response To: Re: Perception and reality (Razi)

William Henry Davies:-
What is this life if, full of care,
We have no time to stand and stare.
No time to stand beneath the boughs
And stare as long as sheep or cows.
No time to see, when woods we pass,
Where squirrels hide their nuts in grass.
No time to see, in broad daylight,
Streams full of stars, like skies at night.
No time to turn at Beauty's glance,
And watch her feet, how they can dance.
No time to wait till her mouth can
Enrich that smile her eyes began.
A poor life this if, full of care,
We have no time to stand and stare.

3 million dollars for a violin? 100 dollar tickets? $140 million for No. 5, 1948 by Jackson Pollock (2006) painting?

Life is a balance between enjoying the good things Allah has provided for us without transgressing the bounds.

57:20 Know all of you that (in comparison to Eternity) the life of this world is only play and a fleeting delight, and your mutual bragging, and pursuit of riches and children. It is like abundant rain that brings forth plantation and pleases the farmers. But then the plantation may wither and you can see it turn into yellow hay. And in the end it crumbles into dust! But in the Hereafter it is either grievous suffering or forgiveness from God and His approval. And what is the life of this world, but an enjoyment of illusion.

Messages In This Thread

Perception and reality
M.Rafi -- Sunday, 9 May 2010, 11:24 am
Re: Perception and reality
Razi -- Sunday, 9 May 2010, 2:07 pm
Re: Perception and reality
Jawaid Ahmed -- Monday, 10 May 2010, 11:40 am
Re: Perception and reality
M.Rafi -- Monday, 10 May 2010, 2:40 pm