"I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. The function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.
Previous pinner: Known to his friends as “the wolf,” Jack London would always remind them that “we are dying, cell by cell, every minute of our lives.” He was thus determined to make the most of every day he was given