"British Novelist Jeanette Winterson commented: They say that every snowflake is different. If that were true, how could the world go on? How could we ever get up off our knees? How could we ever recover from the wonder of it? Though written centuries earlier Francis Bacon has a response: Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand—and melting like a snowflake..."
-David DeFranza, The Unbelievable World of Snowflakes