‘I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.’Douglas Adams, from The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
We have four natural enemies: fear, clarity, power, and old age. Fear, clarity, and power can be overcome, but not old age. ItsCarlos Castaneda, from The Teachings of Don Juan
effect can be postponed, but it can never be overcome.
Some days it’s a real struggle deciding whether I want to go fast or go far.
We are torn between a nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are homesick most for the places we have never known. All men are lonely. But sometimes it seems to me that we Americans are the loneliest of all. Our hunger for foreign places and new ways has been almost like a national disease. Our literature is stamped with a quality of longing and unrest, and our writers have been great wanderers. – Carson McCullers
Great Expectations, Charles Dickens