Tuesday, 21 June 2011

Worthwhile


"I understood the danger of focusing only on what isn't there...
What if I came to the end of my life, and realized that I had spent
everyday, watching for a man who would never come to me?

What an unbearable sorrow it would be to realize:
I never really tasted the things I had eaten,
or seen the places I had been;
because I thought of nothing but the Chairman,
even while my life was drifting away from me.

And yet, if I drew my thoughts back from him,
what life would I have?
I would be like a dancer who had practiced since childhood,
for a performance she would never give."

-Sayuri Nitta,
Memoirs of a Geisha

38 comments:

Martina said...

This is so romantic - i love that kind of poetry. It's just like a novel in a few lines. And so true, what she says! Have a lovely weekend, dear muse!

INTRO TO MY LIFE said...

hey fe, i miss you and wow!!! i love this beautiful poem, its so true and something we all need to live by.

INTRO TO MY LIFE said...

this poem is so beautiful and true, it really makes you think.

Hello Again Vintage said...

That was one of my favorite books and movie. ♥ ♥ ♥

Grace

www.helloagainvintage.blogspot.com

SILVIA said...

ay! me encanta tu post!!
muy chulo todo
un besazo cariño
xx =D

I Live For It said...

That photo is AMAAAAZING!!! Love it!


Hope you're well darling!


I Live For It

Xx. Jewls and Liza

Closet Fashionista said...

Love the photo, and such a great quote! :D
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Nina said...

thats beautiful!

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Philosophia said...

Oh this is quite lovely and filled with such truth. I love you for writing it here, and the picture is amazing. :)

Punctuation Mark said...

very nice post!

J. said...

This book was incredible!

THE ALTERNATIVE WIFE said...

So beautiful, darling! Hope you are enjoying your summer! xoxo

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Fe,

This photo and poem are lovely.
Hope all is well with you and that you are having a wonderful weekend. Many thanks for visiting me.

Hugs
Carolyn

Ayse said...

heyhey lovely,
omg i must say, that i love your blog and i follow you of course now on bloglovin <333333
lots of love my dear. <3

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kind regarts!!!

XX

Breeanna @ a brilliant melody said...

That is so beautiful!

Thanks for following my blog!

Kristen said...

It seems like an unrequited love ><

Pixie said...

This is a lovely piece of writing from the book. Thanks for sharing. It reminds me of the Black Swan novel x

S and O said...

I loved that movie, it was so sad but very beautiful!
Xoxo
Sarah

Pramudita Puspita said...

hello! nice blog! mind to follow each other? I'll follow u back then :)

Betty Bake said...

thanks for visiting betty bake blog and leaving a comment :)
i love visitors and comments - yay!

hope you have a fantastic week :) lovely pics here on yours

hugs
Betty Bake blog

Magda said...

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Indie.Tea said...

Lovely...
I have read the book, but not seen the movie.

Tamra {walkswithBella} said...

Great book and beautiful photo!! Thanks for following. xo

margg. said...

amazing.

i've missed you.
xox

Nina said...

beautiful..i still have to read this book!

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Jazzy E (hivenn) said...

so stunning. x hivenn

Carrie said...

LOE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE this movie. their love story is just so different from a normal romantic movie.

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Draffin Bears said...

Hi Fe,

Thanks for visiting me, hope all is well with you and that you have a lovely week

Hugs
Carolyn

Taj Acosta said...

Hi Dear! Lovely words, this is one of my favorite movies/book, not only the beautiful story but the cinematography is gorgeous. Happy week to you! xo -Taj

MayClover said...

Love the movie & book.. :)

LESAPEA MUSINGS said...

I loved this post. I'm glad I came by when I did. I loved this book and movie as well.

Lisa x

Kallie, Happy Honey and Lark said...

what a beautiful quote and photo!

Cassidy said...

I need to read this book! I've only heard good things about it.

Fashion, Art and other fancies said...

I adore reading that book. The lines quoted above are so vivid and intense.

Janina said...

Ohh, I saw the movie! Lovely! (:

/J

Mimi said...

i loved memoirs of a geisha! i read the book and i watched the movie. :D

<3, Mimi
http://whatmimiwrites.blogspot.com/

rebecca said...

i've been meaning to read "memoirs..." for such a stupidly long time, i just don't have the time :/

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Sara said...

Hi dear, thank you for fallowing my blog, your blog is awesome and I’m now a follower!

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