Wisdom from Charles Krauthammer’s book “Things That Matter.”

“Ronald Reagan, I was once told, said he liked ‘The Natural,’ except that he didn’t understand why the Dark Lady shoots Roy Hobbs. Reagan, the preternatural optimist, may have had difficulty fathoming tragedy, but no one knows why Hobbs is shot. It is fate, destiny, nemesis. Perhaps the dawning of knowledge, the coming of sin. Or more prosaically, the catastrophe that awaits everyone from a single false move, wrong turn, fatal encounter. Every life has such a moment. What distinguishes us is whether — and how — we ever come back.”  — Charles Krauthammer, August 7, 2007. The Washington Post

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