"We are all hostages of time. We each have the same number of minutes and hours to live within a day..."
"Survival often depends on a specific focus: a relationship, a belief, or a hope balanced on the edge of possibility."
—Elisabeth Tova Bailey, The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating
"One has to respect the preferences of another creature, no matter its size..."
"Given the ease with which health infuses life with meaning and purpose, it is shocking how swiftly illness steals away those certainties."
"The crucial first step to survival in all organism is habitat selection. If you get to the right place, everything else is likely to be easier."