The source of continuing aliveness is to find your passion and to pursue it with whole heart and single mind.
Modern Maturity Magazine. Gail Sheehy. July 1995.
To live is to change, to acquire the words of a story, and that is the only celebration we mortals really know.
The Poisonwood Bible. Barbara Kingsolver. 2002. P.385.
All collections are trying to elude time. To stop time. To control it. Closest thing to immortality —which is, of course, the irony of it. Because the collector is physical, which is to say temporal. The collector is a childlike figure, a prisoner of the eternal present.
Rephrased: The Secret of Lost Things. Sheridan Hay. P 112.