• This is what youth must figure out: Girls, love, and living. The having, the not having, The spending and giving, And the meloncholy time of not knowing. This is what age must learn about: The ABC of dying. The going, yet not going, The loving and leaving, And the unbearable knowing and knowing

    E. B. White (2011). “In the Words of E.B. White: Quotations from America's Most Companionable of Writers”, p.220, Cornell University Press