Early in my marriage I learned why he liked my hair kept long!
"Sometimes we know in our bones what we really need to do, but we’re afraid to do it. Taking a chance and stepping beyond the safety of the world we’ve always known is the only way to grow, though and without risk there is no reward."
— Wil Wheaton (Just a Geek: Unflinchingly honest tales of the search for life, love, and fulfillment beyond the Starship Enterprise)
"Very few beings really seek knowledge in this world. Mortal or immortal, few really ask. On the contrary, they try to wring from the unknown the answers they have already shaped in their own minds — justifications, confirmations, forms of consolation without which they can’t go on. To really ask is to open the door to the whirlwind. The answer may annihilate the question and the questioner."
— Anne Rice (The Vampire Lestat (The Vampire Chronicles, #2))