Archive for November 11th, 2011

“The great affair, the love affair with life, is to live as variously as possible, to groom one’s curiosity like a high-spirited thoroughbred, climb aboard, and gallop over the thick, sunstruck hills every day.  It began as mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage and beautiful country lies in between.”

~ Diane Ackerman

I just adore that quote, especially the last line.  Very much reminds me of Rilke’s “let everything happen to you beauty and terror, just keep going, no feeling is final.”

And this from Fred Alan Wolf in What the Bleep: “the real trick to life is not to be in the know, but to be in the mystery.”

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