“It is true that we make many mistakes. But the biggest of them all is to be surprised at them: as if we had any hope of never making any. Mistakes are part of our life, and not the least important part. It is by making mistakes that we gain experience, not only for ourselves but for others.” ⁠

-Thomas Merton⠀⁠
From “No Man Is an Island.”⁠

Photo | The Estate of Ralph Eugene Meatyard, courtesy Fraenkel Gallery⠀⠀⁠