In the aftermath of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, a few days ago I couldn’t help but wonder what it is that we send our youngsters to school for. The most common answer would be to get an education, but in that respect I tend to agree with Albert […]
In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” Abraham Lincoln.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus, known in the English-speaking world as Horace, was not the first one to use this concept, but probably made it the most popular when he wrote in his Odes (1.11) carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero.“ or, for those of you not so proficient in Latin 😉 seize the day, put very […]