mercoledì 30 gennaio 2013

Looking for Alaska, John Green


"No," she said, and I couldn't tell at first whether she was reading my kiss-obsessed mind or responding to herself out loud. She turned away from me, and softly, maybe to herself, said, "Jesus, I'm not going to be one of those people who sits around talking about what they're gonna do. I'm just going to do it. Imagining the future is a kind of nostalgia."
"Huh?" I asked.
"You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you'll escape it one day, and how awsome it will be, and imagining that future keeps you going, but you never do it. You just use the future to escape the present."

2 commenti:

Deleted ha detto...

fits perfectly

Abby ha detto...

indeed.