Actual pleasure is in serving the plenty, says PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday mentioned that actual pleasure lies in serving the plenty – an act that results in a life full of contentment.

The prime minister quoted the legendary Lebanese-American thinker and poet Khalil Gibran, saying, “I slept and dreamed that life is filled with pleasure. I woke and I noticed that life is all service. I served and I noticed that service is pleasure.”

“Those that uncover and get to grasp the knowledge of Gibran’s phrases, get to reside a lifetime of contentment,” the prime minister posted on Twitter, referring to Gibran, the writer of literary classics together with ‘The Prophet’ and ‘Damaged Wings’.

The prime minister’s publish drew the eye of Twitterati as a couple of confused it with the citation of Bengali prose-writer Rabindranath Tagore.

Tagore’s precise quote, nevertheless, learn as “I slept and dreamt that life was pleasure. I awoke and noticed that life was service. I acted and behold, service was pleasure”, with the usage of further phrases ‘acted and behold’, in clear distinction with Gibran’s citation.

Paulo Coelho, 71, the Brazilian writer identified for his best-seller novel ‘Alchemist’ and the frequent inspirational quotes about life has additionally used the identical body as utilized by Gibran and Tagore, however with altering phrases ‘happiness’ with ‘pleasure’ and ‘responsibility’ with ‘service’.

“I fell asleep and dreamed that life was solely happiness. I woke and found that life was responsibility. I did my responsibility and found that life was happiness,” Coelho mentioned.

The shut relation between service and pleasure impressed the three famend writers of their occasions – and naturally many others on this planet, together with political leaders, with ardour to serve the plenty.

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