"I fear that our eyes are bigger than our bellies, our curiosity more than we can stomach. We grasp at everything, but clasp nothing but the wind." – Michel de Montaigne From his collection of essays; 31. On the Cannibals link 1 Related Posts“ Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. ” ~ Ambrose Redmoon "The so-called ‘psychotically depressed’ person who tries to kill herself… " – David Foster Wallace "There is no thing more terrifying than being alive. Though it is the only thing we know, it is the sole source of all of our greatest fears. Instead, we are taught to fear the darkness, the one promise that is sure to be kept." – Anonymous "I must be a mermaid. I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living" – Anais Nin "The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure."