|Robert Frost (1874–1963). Mountain Interval. 1920.|
|The Road Not Taken|
I attended the innovFest 2015 event. It was quite eye opening. Besides the booth, some topics in the forums also interested me. The first topic I joined was the Kopi Chat with Yossi Vardi, a famous Israeli entrepreneur and investor. He is straightforward and humorous. When talking about the most important reason why people wake up with a great idea but ended up sleeping without executing anything, he collected answers from the audiences. One answer pretty much fitted his appetite-- "People fear about losing faces". He shared his opinion with the quotes from Theodore Roosevelt, “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually st
Tell me: why do you like this poem? :-)ReplyDelete
Well, I first know this poem when my high school teacher showed us a movie called Dead Poet Society in class. This movie is very enlightening, especially in high schools in China where getting a high mark and admitted my a good school used to be the only goal. I first realize that I shall truly follow my heart and seize the day when I saw that movie. Peacefully make a good choice by following your faithful feeling, that how I interpret this poem.ReplyDelete
Ah I know that movie. It's a good movie. :-)ReplyDelete
Seize the day!