The wake of the Blue & Gold ferry as it pulls away from the piers of San Francisco.
Time present and time past
Are both perhaps present in time future
And time future contained in time past.
– T.S Eliot, Burnt Norton
It is really true what philosophy tells us, that life must be understood backwards. But with this, one forgets the second proposition, that it must be lived forwards.
– Søren Kierkegaard, Journals IV A 164