Perhaps the older generation is often to blame with its cautious warning: ‘Take a job that will give you security, not adventure.’ But I say to the young: ‘Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively; unless you can choose a challenge instead of a competence.’

Eleanor Roosevelt

The last chapter of her autobiography, The Search for Understanding, is one of the most powerful texts I have read.  

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Well, I love this. Thank you, Eleanor and Alison!