"No one imagines that a symphony is supposed to improve in quality as it goes along, or that the whole object of playing it is to reach the finale. The point of music is discovered in every moment of playing and listening to it. It is the same, I feel, with the greater part of our lives, and if we are unduly absorbed in improving them we may forget altogether to live them," - Alan Watts, English mystic, writer, and lecturer.
I tend to be such a go from point A to point B kind a guy that I forget to enjoy the journey and end up not enjoying it, then feeling depressed about it. I'm thinking of a lot of reasons to kick myself tonight, but should just relax to the inevitable knowledge that I'm gonna screw up, not be as good as I want to be, etc, and just enjoy the ride.