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Following the post I wrote a few days ago I wrote about acknowledging the past; many years ago I was told the following quotation, from the writer Anatole France:

“All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy. Because what we leave behind is part of us. One must grieve for what has gone, before starting something new.”

The Original

(for those who want to debate the misquotes that float about):

“Tous les changements, même les plus souhaités, ont leur mélancolie. Car ce que nous laissons derrière, fait partie de nous-même. On doit faire le deuil de sa vie passée, avant d’entrer dans la nouvelle.”

 

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