“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”