life is not lived in the future

But she grasped the urgency of the moment, knowing what almost everyone in France knows, which is to say that life is not lived in the future.  “Seize the moment,” she said.  “Pay attention to your life right now.”

-Kate Betts, My Paris Dream: An Education in Style, Slang, and Seduction in the Great City on the Seine


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4 Comments

  1. Posted September 11, 2015 at 11:29 am | Permalink

    It really is our creed, isn’t it?. And I never tire of the reminder. Thank you!

  2. Posted September 11, 2015 at 1:17 pm | Permalink

    Love this! Thank you.

  3. Posted September 11, 2015 at 1:53 pm | Permalink

    Love.

  4. Posted September 11, 2015 at 10:33 pm | Permalink

    Beautifully true