February 12, 2014

Great Quotes

Because we don't know when we will die, we get to think of life as an inexhaustible well. And yet everything happens only a certain number of times, and a very small number really. How many more times will you remember a certain afternoon of your childhood, an afternoon that is so deeply a part of your being that you can't even conceive of your life without it? Perhaps four, or five times more? Perhaps not even that. How many more times will you watch the full moon rise? Perhaps twenty. And yet it all seems limitless...

Additional Info:
This is a phrase from Paul Bowles' book The Sheltering Sky. It was chosen byBrandon Lee (son of Bruce Lee) to be printed on his wedding invitation cards, but they are now inscribed on his tombstone.

The above is taken from a Quora thread.

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