Time is a companion that goes with us on a journey. It reminds us to cherish each moment, because it will never come again. What we leave behind is not as important as how we have lived.
Here rests his head upon the lap of earth,A youth, to fortune and to fame unknown;Fair science frown'd not on his humble birth,And melancholy mark'd him for her own.Elegy (Thomas Gray)
I was looking at old Divan Yolu pictures just yesterday--the street cats curled up amidst the headstones. Istanbul's the only place I've ever sat and sipped in a tea garden inside a cemetary...
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