Quote of the Day: Aleksandar Hemon on Life, Death and Soccer
The novelist mourns that "Life is too short to miss any games"
"Life is too short to miss any games to be played this summer in South Africa. A sad fact of human existence is that an average life seldom contains more than 20 World Cups--our games are tragically numbered"
--Bosnian-American writer Aleksandar Hemon in an article for The New Republic, via Frank Foer
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