Sunday, January 30, 2011


"In all of us there is an impulse- though it may be deeply hidden- to leave behind us our ordinary lives and go beyond the morning to seek our fortunes.  This urge is usually thwarted in our time by the restricting responsibilities of family or society.  Yet some continue to climb almost inaccessible mountains or to explore the distances of the sea, dreaming of other coasts.  And the curious thing is that when this impulse comes to the fore in some individual and is acted on, most men are puzzled; so remote and fantastic, perhaps, do their own dreams seem."

- from Alone at Sea by Dr. Hannes Lindemann