by Rabindranath Tagore

“Alas for our foolish human nature! Its fond of mistakes is persistent. The dictates of reason take a long time to assert their own way. The surest proofs meanwhile are disbelieved. False hope is clung to with all one’s might and main, till a day comes when it has sucked the heart dry and it forcibly breaks through its bonds and departs. After that comes the misery of awakening, and then once again the longing to get back into the maze of the same mistake.”

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