these words: growing

31 Jan

“Between the ages of twenty and forty we are engaged in the process of discovering who we are, which involves learning the difference between accidental limitations which it is our duty to outgrow and the necessary limitations of our nature beyond which we cannot trespass without impunity.”

~Auden

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2 Responses to “these words: growing”

  1. Lauren B. January 31, 2012 at 10:15 pm #

    Sigh…isn’t that the truth! Thanks for sharing–I love Auden.

  2. lavieeuropaa February 1, 2012 at 10:36 am #

    You’re so welcome!

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