We learn words by rote, but not their meaning; that must be paid for with our life-blood, and printed in the subtle fibres of our nerves.
Any man filled with empathy is capable of gaining valuable insights on the human condition through the suffering of others. You do not need to suffer to know suffering, but you need empathy first to identify and feel the suffering of others around you.
For our part, when we feel, we
evaporate; ah, we breathe
ourselves out and away; with each new
we give off a fainter scent. True,
someone may tell us:
you’re in my blood, this room, Spring
is filled with you . . . To what end?
He can’t hold us,
we vanish within him and around him.
The feeling of resentment and inferiority is natural and nothing much can be done about it. What can be done is to think, where these feelings will lead you? If you want to be a winner in life, if you want to reach the top, then make sure that these feelings of resentment and inferiority lead you to nothing else but aspiration!
I’d like to have enough time and quiet
To think about absolutely nothing,
To not ever feel myself living,
To only know myself in others’ eyes, reflected.
Do you know how does it feel failing every day?
You get used to it.
I don’t know…just a feeling, like in…” Xander thought for a moment. “Star Wars. You know, when Han Solo says, ‘I’ve got a bad feeling about this’?
Sometimes it is easier to feel the veins wilted and empty than to sense the coldness of blood in fear
The mind has the ability to trick the body into believing it is happy and that all is well – the heart however, feels it. And as the saying goes, ‘The heart wants what the heart wants’. Anything else just wouldn’t do…
You’re allowed to feel whatever you want. – Jason Dorsey