thought of the day

Life is meaningless. We waste so much time looking for a meaning to life when our primary purpose should be to enjoy living. On the entire planet, among all the animals, only man is arrogant enough to believe that he was put here for a purpose, different from all other animals.
- my extremely smart friend, Bill

He'd probably credit such wisdom to his years, but I suspect he understood it very early on. I told him this little snippet of pragmatism is, for me, a glass of ice water at the end of a long, hot day spent in pursuit of some magical nectar that doesn't exist.

I printed a copy so I could drink it every day.