We are always getting ready to live, but never living.
—RALPHWALDO EMERSON, American essayist, 1803–82
And this is why I hang out on message boards such as WhiteBlaze.net. I was directed in a thread there to a PDF of quotes about wilderness. And I found a quote that speaks volumes to me. Pardon me while I get ready to finish reading these quotes about the wilderness (self directed sarcasm intended)