Note: This post was first published on the NTMN blog on Quora. It is a satire on the economic crisis that Greece faced in the midst of 2015.
In a dramatic turn of events, the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has appointed Vijay Mallya as the finance minister of Greece. The announcement was made after Greece failed to pay back another IMF loan.
I’d like to congratulate Rafa on an amazing comeback. I would have been happy to lose, too, to be honest, (my) comeback was perfect as it was. Tennis is a tough sport, there are no draws but if there was going to be one I would have been very happy to accept a draw tonight and share it with Rafa.
~Roger Federer, 2017 Australian Open Champion
The woods are lovely, dark and deep.
But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.
And miles to go before I sleep.
“Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening“, the magical creation of Robert Frost beautifully summarises the essence of human lives. Our heart is tempted at various junctures to devote ourselves entirely to pleasure, we wish to savour the beautiful moments for a little longer but the pressure of obligations is what keeps us going and that is how life is supposed to be.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication~ Leonardo Da Vinci
Our lives are enigmatic these days. In fact, we insist on making it complicated. We are so obsessed with complexities that we like to adopt mannerisms and habits that are modern, different and unique. While creativity and improvisation may work for some people (the outliers), it is the adoption of simplicity that requires a great deal of self-restraint and produces more consistent results for the commoners. Continue reading
There aren’t many things that leave an everlasting impact on our lives. And there are even fewer things that teach us an entirely different way of experiencing life.
Overconfidence is regarded as a bad trait to possess. It is something which leads to the downfall of even the most iconic and powerful individuals. One heretic who has completely defied this dictum is Muhammad Ali. He famously proclaimed himself to be ‘The Greatest’ and rightly justified his proclamation throughout his life. Continue reading