If you want to have the time of your life, change how you use the time in your life.
The trick is to enjoy life. Don’t wish away your days, waiting for better ones ahead.
The word ‘sin’ is derived from the Indo-European root ‘es-,’ meaning ‘to be.’ When I discovered this etymology, I intuitively understood that for a [person] trapped in patriarchy, which is the religion of the entire planet, ‘to be’ in the fullest sense is ‘to sin’.
It was the happiest moment of my life, though I didn’t know it. Had I known, had I cherished this gift, would everything have turned out differently?
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Funny to think that every day you have ever lived is a yesterday, and you will never live one single tomorrow. But then again, every day is a today when you’re living it.
Whether it is the best of times or the worst of times, it is the only time we have.
You should *have* an experience; it shouldn’t just *be* an experience.
Then I wondered why on earth would anyone ever stand in the world as if standing in the cornucopic middle of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon but inside a tiny white-painted rectangle about the size of a single space in a car park, refusing to come out of it, and all around her or him the whole world, beautiful, various, waiting?
Leave off asking what tomorrow will bring, and
whatever days fortune will give, count them