Sunday, September 4, 2011

A GLASS OF LIFE


Toddler: A glass of water, what shall I do with it?

Teenager: The glass is not half empty; the glass is full, half with water and half with air.

College Student: The glass is not half empty, the glass the twice the size than required.

Young Professional: The glass is not half empty, the glass is half full.

Middle-aged man: The glass is indeed half empty.

Old Retired Man: Holds the glass, drinks the water...

"I asked the right question as a toddler, but was looking for the wrong solutions all my life. I was thirsty and all I needed was to drink the water."

Moral of the story: Life is simple, enjoy it. Don't make it complicated by thinking too much.

You React:

103 comments:

  1. There is life in water,  symbolism: what you give yourself, will fill your life..

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  2. Beautiful thought Sub!! Very nicely put !!

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  3. then i will drink it :):) Life is indeed simple :):)

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  4. that was the solution to the world old puzzle.......quite true we forget to love and get lost in the different questions of world.....simply life

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  5. hehe ryt simplicity is never taken seriously ......nyc one...:)

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  6. Nice take on a simple topic!
    This is the first time I'm visiting your blog..and I found it to be good...
    I guess I'm gonna visit here again :)

    TC

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  7. Thanks Fatima...:)
    I hope u do come back 

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  8. Nice one Subhrashis...The thought behind the post is more important.I completely agree with you.

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  9. Beautiful thought ... Very true, indeed.

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  10. Namaste...
    hmmmmmmmmmmm...isn't it human though to complicate things?

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  11. Life comes a full circle. Goes to show that childhood and old age are the pragmatic stages of life. The rest is a voyage of discovery, sometimes bewildered, at other times pretentious. Good one Sub :)

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  12. Namaste... :)
    It is...else our life would have been much more simpler :)

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  13. Well said.Sometimes we need to leave some things the way they are, enjoy them for what they are, instead of trying to crack what is behind them. Very Nice. :)

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  14. Old retired man did the thing. A lot of people would facepalm it. :P

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  15. Life is simple, in actuality. We make it complicated as we think complication shows our intelligence.
    Live life simple.
    Loved the post.

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  16. yes, life's quite simple at times. 
    your posts are always well thought out while ur message is don't think too much

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  17. in simplicity lies beauty and happiness :).
    this one was short yet superb.

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  18. in simplicity lies beauty and happiness :).
    this one was short yet superb.

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  19. nice one man.. i must confess im gettin ADDICTED to this lovely blog.. keep goin

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  20. Dude, awesum!!!!

    Wow!!

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  21. precisely :)
    thanks Ashwini 

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  22. live life simple is the motto....thanks Janhvi :)

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  23. probably that's the end conclusion of all the futile thoughts...:)

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  24. yes indeed...thanks Stuti :)

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  25. glad to know that...keep visiting :)

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  26. haha simple and thoughtful! very well written

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  27. Satya vachan...baba  ki jai !!!! :-)

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  28. Shoot that was supposed to be "baba sub ki jai"  :DD

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  29. Its all about living this very moment!! Ironically we miss this basic point :( good write up dude :) kudos

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  30. I do spend too much time thinking and complicating things!

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  31. I agree Subhrasis. I simply loved this post. Amazing!!! Wish this one could be the best post on all blogging platforms...:)

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  32. Ah...half empty! Thankfully there is still half a glass of wine left :)

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  33. thinking makes the difference 

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  34. Ironical Post...coming from a person who thinks so much! (Atleast that's how it looks reading your blog) :)
    Nonetheless, nice post!

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  35. Well said...
    Enjoy life.. each day and every moment lost is precious.

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  36. LOL....that might be the conclusion of all that thought process :P

    actually i meant 'dont think much about LIFE and make it complicated'...i did not want to mean 'don't think'....sometimes we think too much about life about success, about money, about good and bad, about our future...etc, etc....but we can never stop thinking, can we?

    thanks for your comments Swati :)

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  37. exactly :)
    lets live and not just survive....
    thanks for your comments :)

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  38. ha ha.. simple yet thoughtful.. Loved it!! 

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  39. Venkateswaran RamachandranSeptember 6, 2011 at 7:53 PM

    Would just like to add a funny line to it :

    A Drunker would have filled the half glass with some alcohol to make the glass full and drink it, rather than thinking much... :P

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  40. lol :)...thanks for adding that

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  41. Venkateswaran RamachandranSeptember 6, 2011 at 8:08 PM

    the pleasure is mine... :)

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  42. Santosh Namby ChandranSeptember 7, 2011 at 9:11 AM

    really nice.... very profound....

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  43. Omg ! I was one among the herd thinking way beyond your words .. Wise words brought me back ! Agree, many a times we think too much ! 

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  44. profound gyaan told in a very simple fashion...me likes :)

    btw, you are tagged...do take it up when you have the time
    http://lifeofpri.blogspot.com/2011/09/truth-and-dare-tag.html

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  45. True...it is all about perceptions and thoughts.

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  46. Very well said :)....unfortunately the realization comes late oftentimes...

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  47. Very good post. You have made your point in the most appealing manner.

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  48.  Very nice thought conveyed in a brilliant manner! LOVED this post!!!!

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  49. So true! We should look forward to uncomplicate things. But we rather complicate it but too much unnecessary thinking! Nice post! :) 

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  50. Hi!. Very good presentation of the theme.
    This is all about actions and reactions of different persons, We must think positively, and move ahead with available possibilities.

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  51. thanks Namrata...Welcome to KHOJ :)

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  52. ya..! funny rite.. how long it takes for us to realize that! even if told many times, it just doesn't get into the mind..  nice and simple and crisp post..
    Khoj got a make over! nice!

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  53. well that's true..."too much thinking is wasteful living" :P

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  54. yes it is....thanks Piyush...

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  55. Simple to digest,and informative too.

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  56. hehehehe.. sahi hai.. nice narration :) :)

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  57. I would pour in some fantastic scotch whisky, pour some ice cubes and then drink a toast in the name of "Life" :-)

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