Being

Identity, that spectator of what he calls himself,
That net and aggregate of energies in transient combination.
—Cunningham

Nov 092018
 

Things are so much as they seem that good-looking people really are more virtuous.

Nov 062018
 

We glimpse ourselves only when we gaze at something else.

Oct 232018
 

The young, though immortal, are in a dreadful hurry.

Oct 172018
 

We used to suspect that our friends and neighbors were mad, and now, thanks to modern technology, we know they are.

Oct 012018
 

By learning our own thoughts and feelings we have made ourselves only partly miserable; by learning everyone else’s we will finish the job.

Sep 052018
 

There are some things, like thyself, that you’re better off not knowing.

Aug 312018
 

Intimacy is to know someone well enough to hate him.

Aug 232018
 

I support Don’t ask, don’t tell, but for all of human intercourse.