“Then what did you do?”

“What can anyone do in such circumstances?  Accept it, and go on.

Please remember, the secret of survival is to embrace change, and to adapt . . . You see, you cannot draw lines and compartments, and refuse to budge beyond them.

Sometimes you have to use your failures as stepping-stones to success.  You have to maintain a fine balance between hope and despair” . . .

“Yes,” he repeated, “In the end, it’s all a question of balance.”

~ Rohinton Mistry, “A Fine Balance”

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