Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Quotation of the day for June 23, 2015

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Quotation of the Day for June 23, 2015

"Then I perceived with horror that I was growing too old for pleasure. Ruthless Time had set its fell claw upon me, and I was seventeen. Big boys do not play in toy houses and mock gardens, so I was obliged to turn over my world in sorrow to another and younger boy who dwelt across the lot from me. And since that time I have not delved in the earth or laid out paths and roads. There is too much wistful memory in such procedure, for the fleeting joy of childhood may never be recaptured. Adulthood is hell."

- H.P. Lovecraft, writer, in a 1920 letter.

Submitted by: Terry Labach
Jun. 18, 2015

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