“In this world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.” – Oscar Wilde
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And sometimes the joy of getting what you want is balanced by the pain of losing it 40 years later.
So would it have been better to forego the first to avoid the second?
“Better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all.”
Maybe, but maybe not.
I’ll never know.
Not sure that it would make a difference.
The “Road Less Traveled”?
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