Jun 18, 2007

The Quote Shelf

Medieval text with Latin script A frequent feature on this site; feel free to comment on the quote or to supply a competing quote.

In spite of illness, in spite even of the archenemy sorrow, one can remain alive long past the usual date of disintegration if one is unafraid of change, insatiable in intellectual curiosity, interested in big things, and happy in small ways.
-- Edith Wharton


Man with the Muck-rake said...

Ms Wharton's quote paints my vision perfectly. I appreciate the verification that, in fact, I'm on the right road in life.

HumboldtsClio said...

Agreed. Age is a state of mind.