27. 06. 2018

"Imitation is the most obvious form of acceptance."

12. 06. 2018

"Better to live hundred years as a millionaire, than one week in poverty!" - Bob Rock

- no shit :D

07.06.2018

Iftar time in my city.. hardly find place to eat.. must be pretty skillfull to take some chair :D

https://thumbs.dreamstime.com/b/iftar-dinner-sarajevo-bosnia-herzegovina-june-people-having-streets-holy-muslim-month-ramadan-73826694.jpg

04.06.2018

You can always say most true compliment to anyone,and not be liar in meanwhile.. 

It is : "You are special. You are different. You are unique"

:)

03.06.2018

SHE: I am going to fast this month.. I must to get my hands of heaven.. :D

HE: Why so..

SHE: Coz, it is the first and last chance to meet you 

:)

28. 05. 2018

Waiting iftar.. :)

08. 05. 2018

what about more  DUM DUM TAM TAM  :D  (Romashkaaaa )))

24. 04. 2018

There is no proof of the existence of the soul, unless some of our questions
that have no answers reveal something like that.

One of those questions is why poetry tells about the human soul more than all the psychology of our time.  

Why is it poets rather than psychologists uncover the soul, why Shakespeare, and not Freud or Jung?

Another question may be: why is it that the better off we are, the more displeased we are?

Or: Why is pessimistic philosophy born in regions of affluence?

Why is man negatively affected by comfort?

* afflueance - the state of having a great deal of money; wealth

03. 03.2018

02. 03.2018

MORALE OR MORALIZATION ?

"Why do we always appreciate morality and almost always despise
moralizing? Because morale is an action, moralization is a word. Morale is a
request from yourself, moralization is a request directed at someone else. That is why morale is always moral, and moralization is often hypocritical, thus immoral."

- amazing explanation !

21. 02.2018

ABOUT GOOD AND EVIL...

"It may sound awkward, but evil gives sense to our existence.

If there is no evil, there is no good.

If there are no good and evil, everything is reduced to mechanics, thus to non-existence (non-sense)."

  • awkward - causing difficulty; hard to do or deal with

09. 02.2018

One nice song.. :)

05. 02.2018  

HOLY TRINITY OF ROCKERS (of 1960s,1970s, 1980)  :)

„Holy trinity of rockers :  'sex , drugs and rock'n'roll ' . „

 

Hmm... How would it sound :

„In the name of sex, drugs and rock'n'rooooooooooooollll. Ameeeeeennn!“

Damn

:D

28. 01.2018  

 

ABOUT BOASTERS  :)

„ About man who boast some of  his virtue (  intelligence, wealth, knowledge, origin..) , says one spanish proverb :

'A horseshoe that clatters is missing a nail '

  • boast - an act of talking with excessive pride and self-satisfaction
  • virtue - behavior showing high moral standards
  • clatter - a continuous rattling sound as of hard objects falling or striking each other
  • nail - a small metal spike with a broadened flat head, driven typically into wood with a hammer to join things together or to serve as a peg or hook.

 

:D

Really, horseshoe pay attention with clatter if there is missing a nail.. It must be very awful sound..

In same way , people pay attention with boasting and  they make such clatter, that it is terrible.. And they miss   „nail“  ,  too...

 It is „nail“ in their  psychic and spiritual constuction..

19.01.2018.

My dear frined,  AG.. I was thinking about your suggestion to write my quotes in new blogs, but I decide to keep this style.. Reason?  Maybe because this blog I feel more as my diary..

For me, it just like I think loudly while reading my books.. And if, in meanwhile, someone dropp in  and join me in thinking, I feel pleasure to exchange opinions and  maybe share some cup of coffe or tea.. Or maybe even some nice song or  photo, for taking a break  :)

I know, it is confusing and boring long for many people here,  but my primary goal is to have all my thoughts on one place :P 

So.. :)

As I know already that this blog is not popular so much, and ppl dont pay attention what I scribble here, I am going to give myself luxury of some fuzzy songs, like this one :D :

with appropriate lyric :

"Sutra je subota
nekom sasvim običan dan,
neko će na Vrelo Bosne
a neko će pospremati stan

Sutra je subota
kazu biće oblačno,
sutra ćeš, tiho, znam
reći "DA" , konacno"

...

ta-na-nananannnaannaaa----naa nananananana-naaa....naaa nanananana na na naaaaa   ))))

14.01. 2018.

About  liking "bad boys"  :D 

"Has it ever happened to you that you actually like a rogue more than a socalled honest citizen? Have you ever wondered why?

I believe that this can only be so because a rogue is more original and more his own. He is what he is.

An honest citizen often acts according to a law that is not his own, that which was imposed upon him, and a rogue acts true to himself, according to his own law.

It does not mean that you like misdemeanours, nor that you approve of crime or sin, it is about the other part of the pair-personality.

We like a man who is his own legislator.

And conversely, we like the acts of a moral man, we do not like the man himself, since he obeys, and obedience is a form of non-freedom. Actions in accordance with a code that does not arise from the soul can easily be odious.

In the end of nineteenth-century poetry, we find certain understanding for rogues and sinners, and the understanding originates from the above. "Be whatever you want to be, but be true to yourself all the way," says Ibsen's Brand.

In certain extreme situations, a rogue seems a free man, and a moral man seems a slave to rules. Faced with a choice like this one, our spontaneous sympathies are with the free man. A slave can be pitied, but no one wishes to identify with him."

- such amazing explanation.. Thank you, dear President !!!

09.01. 2018.

"Two men are gambling on the sinking Titanic. One of them is cheating.
Many people resemble these two in real life."

 * resemble - look or seem like

19.12.2017.

" It was Plato who, long ago, found that it was impossible to discuss anything
before agreeing on the terminology, that is, on the meaning of notions and
names."

- After hours of arguing, they (person X and person Y) realised that they talked about different things from the start.. From the start they disagreed in terminology .. 

What a great truth said Plato...

02.12.2017.

„Someone noticed that the strongest love story always end with death of lovers, and that one which is less strong with their marrige.

Nobody has explained it successfully, yet . “

- Interesting... hmm.. 

Maybe you have some successfull explanation, hm?  Agree or dissagree? I have no any opinion yet..

Would Romeo love Juliet sooo much if he had chance to live with her and meet her bad side.. ? (Everyone has bad side.. there is no angels among ppl)

and vice versa..

hm?

23.11.2017.

"Is there anything more beautiful than a rainbow? But the man who is inside
it, cannot see it."

- :) ...   yeahh.. sometimes we are not aware good enough  of so many beautiful things in our life...

19.11.2017

"During my time in prison, I never noticed a drop in my will to live, but I
often realized that I was finding relief in the fact that I was old enough to know that death was not too far away.

This thought brought me comfort.

I treasured it like a big secret. "

- my dear Mr. President..  :(

       NEW WORDS

  • relief - a feeling of reassurance and relaxation following release from anxiety or distress

16.11.2017.

As it is raining.. Let's take a break.. just relax.. one nice song is here .. enjoy :)

yea.. here is also hot coffe for a cold day.. Nothing is more relaxing than sound of rain, hot room and hot coffee..  let me serve you.. milk or no? )  i hope you like it.. :)

13.11.2017.

Funny is a sober man among drunks. For in the company of drunks, the drunks are the majority and they set the standard of normality. In such company a sober man seems abnormal.

- yes really.. :)  There was situations when I used to feel same as sober man..

      NEW WORDS :

  • Sober - not affected by alcohol; not drunk

06.11. 2017.

  :)

Real men are not rough. They have emotions and they are not ashamed of
them. Homer's famous heroes, whose heroic deeds he described so vividly, do not hide tears.

When Patroclus saw his Achaeans killed before Troy, "tears streamed
down his cheeks like water down a rocky mountain." Achilles said to him: "Why do you cry, Patroclus, like a little girl running behind her mother and crying until the mother takes her in her arms?" And when Patroclus was killed, Achilles "fell on the ground.. . and cried, with such pain that even his mother Tehida heard him in the depths of the sea." Antioch cried, "shedding bitter tears."

Homer and his heroes are no less manly because of their tears.

 

31. 10. 2017.

Intelligent devil vs. good -natured fool :D

"It is better to deal with an intelligent devil rather than a good-natured
fool," says a proverb.

This is probably so because an intelligent rascal is guided by interest, thus being, contrary to a good-natured fool, mainly predictable. You know where you stand and what you can expect.

- :D    so true :D

25. 10. 2017.

True love only chooses to reside in a noble heart. Selfish hearts cannot love.

  • reside - obitavati, stanovati
  • noble - plemenit, uzvišen

13. 10. 2017.

Nietzsche was a very sensitive man, not at all like his own Ubermensch.

Atthe age of 44 he lost his mind and-according to biographers-the immediate cause was a scene at a Turin square, when the philosopher, upon leaving his flat, saw a carriage driver giving his horse a merciless whipping. He went to the animal, embraced it gently and cried, and then just collapsed. He lived for another 12 years, but he never returned to his senses.

We are what we are, not what we think or wish we are.

- Yes.. no matter who much someone denied existing soul..

  • whipping - mučenje

11.10.2017.

A clever man knows how to speak.  A wise man knows how to be silent too.

- yea.. :)

10.10. 2017.

" Two faces of things: A seemingly proper man may seem to be truly honest, and he can be a fearful Philistine who would not mind breaking many rules, but does not do that out of fear or weakness. Some condemn the tumultuous lives of others out of secret envy, because they are incapable of living that way. A weak person is usually unaware of this envy and considers it to be morality, which it is certainly not.

Two men, one weak and one strong but moral, seem to behave the same.Let us say, they do not drink or sin, the first due to either a lack of will or fear of consequences, and the second on principle, out of desire suppressed. It is difficult to tell which one it is, but one is certain: only the latter case is morality. The first is weakness, and weakness is not a virtue."

- wowww.. such amazing conclusion!!!  I always wonder about conection between morality and inner strnght...  This quotes opened my eyes.. Thank you dear President !! 

  • philistine - malograđanin
  • condemn- osuditi
  • tumultuous - buran
  • virtue - vrlina

04.10. 2017.

"Between sorrow and indifference, i will choose sorrow. "

- me too...

03. 10. 2017

" How big is disappointment? As big as hope was. Big hopes create big
disappointments."

- yeahh.. very true..

"A happy man does not have a life story. One may say: boring as a biography
of a happy man living in peaceful times. At least that is what it looks like. And is it
so? Is there a truly happy man? Is an average Swiss or an average Swede truly
happy today? Bauer and Ibsen tell us something about that."

- "boring as a biography of a happy man living in peaceful times." - cool :)

"Excessive reading does not make us smarter. Some people simply "devour"
books. They do it without the necessary intervals of thought, which are necessaryin order to "digest," to process what has been read, to absorb and comprehend it.
When people of that kind speak, pieces of Hegel, Heidegger and Marx come out
raw, unprocessed. Reading requires personal contribution as much as a bee
requires "inner" work, as well as time, to transform pollen into honey."

WORDS:

  • Excessive - pretjerano
  • devour - gutati, proždrijeti
  • digest - svariti
  • contribution - doprinos

Quotes in this bloge are taken from book:

NOTES FROM PRISON, 1983 – 1988 by Alija Izetbegović

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Comment by ella on July 6, 2018 at 12:23

hey Estanis :)

well..

27. 06. :  This is not my quote, it is from one philosopher, but I agree with it..  What can be else?

(Ofc. if we talk about truly imitation, not coz we what to bluff someone wishing to reach some other goals, as Roman assumed)

12.06.   Me too :D   yes, wise enough hahhahaha

07. 06.  :)) 

Comment by Estanis on July 5, 2018 at 22:48

27. 06. 2018

You sure? Hmmm... I wonder if this quote is yours :/

12. 06. 2018

Yeahh.. I'd get along with this guy. Must be wise enough.

07.06.2018

There're always alternatives. Btw, second choices use to be the best ones ;)

Comment by Roman on June 30, 2018 at 13:26

Thank you, Ella! :D

Have a fabulous weekend! :)

Comment by ella on June 30, 2018 at 11:31

Yes, Roman, sometimes it is happening too )))

07.06.

"Ah, or you mean to ask any girl to share her chair with me? :D" (Roman)

- It seems you know how to turn hell into heaven :D

What a reasourceful man ! ))

Comment by Roman on June 28, 2018 at 22:33

Hahaha :D

Sometimes I walk on the street and think, "Why he/she doesn't respond?". But later I realize that my phone internet is turned off :D

03.06. 

Got it.

04.06.

I have already forgot all of them :D Let me read them again!

07.06

Fun? Hahahah It is like hell for me! :) I don't like crowds of people. And in this case I have not only to be there, but also to look, who is going to leave, so I can take his/her chair. What can be worse? :D Ah, or you mean to ask any girl to share her chair with me? :D

12.06.

Then it is clear :D

You are welcome! I enjoyed reading your phrases and quotes! :)

Have an awesome weekend ahead!

Comment by ella on June 28, 2018 at 20:54

hey Roman !

nice to read your comments again ;)

well, you didnt see my updates coz i didnt refresh date of publishing.. so it wasnt able to be seen on top list of blogs..

03.06.

I think she has already seen him in heaven.. in her eyes his is an angel.. in this case she is one who is problematic :D She thought that fasting could help her to be closer to heaven :)

04.06.

yea,cheap and very true phrase who everyone like to get :)

07.06.

seeking chair can be fun :D you dont know what you miss )))

12.06.

it is saying from comic "Alan Ford".. gosh i adore that comic.. if you would read that you would realise that there is nothing so " deep"in that saying ))

Just,reading it, such his words made me laugh so i take out it :)

27.06.

:D

if he just pretending then he lose his precious time :D

what else can be ..

thatnk you, i enjoy read your comments ;)

Comment by Roman on June 28, 2018 at 0:26

Hi Ella!

I don't know, how it happened that I have missed your updates to this blog.

03.06.2018

Does she mean that he is so sinful that lives in hell? :)

04.06.2018

Very nice! :)

I should remember those sayings! :D

Thank you for sharing them!

07.06.2018

Your city is beautiful! I don't know why, but it reminded me about the city center of my city, Lviv.

And I would not like to be one of those people, which are forced to seek for a free chair. :D

12. 06. 2018

I haven't heard those words before, so I have to think about it. At first sight it looks simple, but I guess, it's meaning is much deeper.

27. 06. 2018

Yes, but what if somebody is imitating to deceive? What if he/she is just pretending to  imitate? :D

Comment by ella on May 9, 2018 at 22:04

welcome estaaa !! 

lets us dance with this guys :D

Comment by Estanis on May 9, 2018 at 19:20

 First I was like wtf...! but couldn't help listening it again moving my feet to the rhythm. Last time I almost dance it lol...

Comment by Roman on May 9, 2018 at 16:56

:) Thank you for trying to be nice too!

I really have heard many songs worse than this one :D so it is okay.

And I understand you. Sometimes there are some rhythms that once we heard it and we can throw it away. We can't stop humming it. 

Have a wonderful day! :-)

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