André Gide Quote
At times it seems to me that I am living my life backwards, and that at the approach of old age my real youth will begin. My soul was born covered with wrinkles—wrinkles my ancestors and parents most assiduously put there and that I had the greatest trouble removing.
An Unprejudiced Mind, pp. 319-320 - Pretexts: Reflections on Literature and Morality (1964)