ADVICE FOR THE YOUNG
"Youth is a time of melancholy."
- Lawrence Durrell, Balthazar
"By the time you're nineteen you have a pretty good idea of some of the things you're not going to be; but more often, this sense of one's limitations, the really penetrating understanding, happens in late youth or early middle age."
- Raymond Carver, 'John Gardner: The Writer as Teacher', in Call If You Need Me