Dos and Don'ts
I shall never be old enough to speak without embarrassment when I have nothing to talk about.
Icarus wanted to fly. More than anything in the world, he wanted to soar above the heads of his family and friends, earn their admiration, and see things they couldn't see. He spent hours lying on his back watching the birds and dreaming of a day when he might rise above it all. One day he began to build wings of his own. He gathered twigs and feathers and used wax to fashion two beautiful sturdy wings that would, he was sure, make even the birds jealous. His father, seeing his intent, warned him, "Son, fly if you must but never fly too close to the sun. I fear for you.