Tethered to the world

(photo/quote post inspired by nicole @ my teacups in peony. All photos taken mid-September 2009 by me on a 35mm film camera)

Life never gives us what we want at the moment that we consider appropriate. Adventures do occur, but not punctually.
{ EM Forester, A Passage to India }

“It’s been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will.”
{ LM Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables }

What astounded him was the knowledge that he had experienced rather little; when he thought about this he felt embarrassed; yes, he was ashamed, because to live here on earth so long and to experience so little was ignominious.
{ Milan Kundera, Laughable Loves }

The events in a man’s life pass so rapidly that many times we feel submerged in a stage so full of changes which come so suddenly that it is easy to forget that everything comes in due time.
{ Edward Mathieu, The Life of a Chef }


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