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Sunday, 17 October 2010

thought for the day

Say, O my Servants who have transgressed against their souls! Despair not of the mercy of God: for God forgives all sins: for He is Oft-forgiving, Most Merciful.

-Qur’an 39.53

Language exerts hidden power, like a moon on the tides.
           -- Rita Mae Brown, Starting From Scratch, 1988

Jealousy is all the fun you think they had.
           -- Erica Jong, Fear of Flying, 1973

Do not consider painful what is good for you.
           -- Euripides

Preach not to others what they should eat, but eat as becomes you, and be silent.
           -- Epictetus