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Most people don’t live; they just race.

They are trying to reach some goal far away on the horizon, and in the heat of the going they get so breathless and panting that they lose all sight of the beautiful, tranquil country they are passing through; and then the first thing they know, they are old and worn out, and it doesn’t make any difference whether they’ve reached their goal or not.

-Judy in Daddy Long-Legs by Jean Webster, 1912

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