• As we reach midlife in the middle thirties or early forties, we are not prepared for the idea that time can run out on us, or for the startling truth that if we don't hurry to pursue our own definition of a meaningful existence, life can become a repetition of trivial maintenance duties.

    Gail Sheehy (1977). “Passages: Predictable Crises of Adult Life”, Bantam
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