Prefigurations and Prophecies

September 23, 2010 § Leave a comment

“He was enjoying himself as much as he was able. It is youth’s felicity as well as its insufficiency that it can never live in the present, but must always be measuring up the day against its own radiantly imagined future – flowers and gold, girls and stars, they are only prefigurations and prophecies of that incomparable, unattainable young dream.”

~ F. Scott Fitzgerald from “The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button”

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