The twenties are as frenetic a decade as the teens. You have a voice inside your head repeating “I want, I want, I want,” but you don’t know what you want or how to get it. You hardly know who you are. You go on instinct. And your instinct mostly pushes you toward adventures you won’t grasp until you look back on them. Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forward, some sage once said.
— From the Fear of Flying’s Afterword
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