Tuesday, June 08, 2004

Quotes and Quotables for $400, Alex...

Saw this at my fave online magazine Tomato Nation:

Consider a man riding a bicycle. Whoever he is, we can say three things about him. We know he got on the bicycle and started to move. We know that at some point he will stop and get off. Most important of all, we know that if at any point between the beginning and the end of his journey he stops moving and does not get off the bicycle he will fall off it. That is a metaphor for the journey through life of any living thing, and I think of any society of living things. - William Golding, "Utopias and Antiutopias"

I thought that such a poignant quote for my day...and possibly my month! I think I might've stopped moving accidentally. And I think I'm not alone...

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