Memory is more than a dustbin of time, stuffed with yesterday’s trash. Rather, memory is a glorious grab bag of the past from which one can at leisure pluck bittersweet experiences of times gone by and relive them. ~Hal Boyle, 1971
Born: February 25, 1943 – Died: November 29, 2001 (aged 58)
“I have had good experience and trial of this world…I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.”
– Elizabeth I of England
“I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.”
-Anthony C. Grayling
“Life has a certain flavor for those who
have fought and risked all that the sheltered
and protected can never experience.”
John Stuart Mill
“Until you have experienced raccoons mating underneath your bedroom at
three in the morning, you have missed one of life’s sensational moments.”
Governing a great nation is like cooking a
small fish – too much handling will spoil it.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. — Soren Kierkegaard
Worrying is worthless. When you stop focusing on what has already happened and what may never happen, then you’ll be in the present moment. Then you’ll begin to experience joy in life. — Brian Weiss
You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.
– Albert Camus
We all know someone who is like this.