I want to read and learn all I can, write thoughtfully and truthfully, live according to reason and ever more mature wisdom, and savor every wonderful little gift of life.
“Troubled as the future was, it was the unknown future, and in its obscurity there was ignorant hope.”
Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities, part 3, chapter 1
“The less a man knows about the past and present the more insecure must be his judgment of the future.”
Sigmund Freud, The Future of an Illusion
“The evil that men do lives after them; / The good is oft interred with their bones.”
Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, III.ii