--Donna Tartt, The Secret History
Between the wish and the thing the world lies waiting.
--Cormac McCarthy, All The Pretty Horses
Your past is a skeleton walking one step behind you, and your future is a a skeleton walking one step in front of you. Maybe you don't wear a watch, but your skeletons do, and they always know what time it is.
--Sherman Alexie, The Lone Ranger And Tonto Fistfight In Heaven