Quote #37: “Most people miss their whole lives.” Toni Jordan, from Addition

"Oh, No!" 2014 by jpbohannon

“Oh, No!”
2014 by jpbohannon

“Most people miss their whole lives, you know. Listen, life isn’t when you are standing on top of a mountain looking at a sunset. Life isn’t waiting at the altar or the moment your child is born or that time you were swimming in a deep water and a dolphin came up alongside you. These are fragments. Ten or twelve grains of sand spread throughout your entire existence. These are not life. Life is brushing your teeth or making a sandwich or watching the news or waiting for the bus. Or walking. Every day, thousands of tiny events happen and if you’re not watching, if you’re not careful, if you don’t capture them and make them count, your could miss it.
You could miss your whole life.”

Toni Jordan, Addition
(as quoted in Literary Jukebox)

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