"There are two kinds of people, she once decreed to me emphatically. One kind you can tell by looking at them at what point they congealed into their final selves. It might be a very nice self, but you know you can expect no surprises from it. Whereas, the other kind keeps moving, changing. They are fluid. They keep moving forward and making new trysts with life, and the motion of it keeps them young. In my opinion, they are the only people who are still alive. You must be constantly on your guard against congealing."
The Finishing School
Photo: African Coastline at Tangiers as seen from Tarifa, Spain