She wanted something to happen - something, anything: she did not know what. -- Kate Chopin (The Awakening, a book that has certainly haunted me since 1982). (Read The Awakening.)
I'm very pleased with each advancing year. It stems back to when I was forty. I was a bit upset about reaching that milestone, but an older friend consoled me. 'Don't complain about growing old - many, many people do not have that privilege.'
-- Earl Warren, Chief Justice