On being in a hurry  

“We’re in such a hurry most of the time we never get much chance to talk,” Pirsig writes. “The result is a kind of endless day-to-day shallowness, a monotony that leaves a person wondering years later where all the time went and sorry that it’s all gone.”

Robert Prisig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance Excerpt on Smithsonian Mag