Being

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

Sep 052016
 

So many selves, so little to express.

Aug 232016
 

For himself a man will go only so far. To stop at nothing, discard every scruple, he must be convinced that he will make a better world.

Aug 122016
 

Without disgust there is nothing to tolerate or to forgive.

Jul 042016
 

1. Summarize yourself in three words.
2. Prefix them with “aging.”
3. Repeat until the result is not embarrassing.

Jun 302016
 

Matter makes space, and clocks make time.

Jun 072016
 

What we call maturity is mostly fatigue.

May 262016
 

You can’t always get what you want; you can’t always get what you need; but you can, perhaps, want what you need.

May 252016
 

Space and matter are given; time is a civilized achievement.

May 232016
 

Zeal for an end is only flexibility about the means.