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

May 132016

Some say that men are not gods, others that men are not beasts, both with more hope than expectation.

May 042016

If you were immortal, how would you know?

May 022016

To be happy, avoid whatever makes you unhappy: to sculpt a lion, carve away whatever doesn’t look like a lion.

Apr 212016

People will like you if you like them, which is too high a price.

Apr 142016

Ordinary people claim extraordinary origins for the same reason that extraordinary people claim ordinary ones.

Apr 122016

Only the young die suddenly; the rest of us die slowly, long before we expire.

Apr 042016

Hypochondriacs also get sick, and paranoids also have enemies.

Mar 302016

It would be a dull world that conformed to your ideas about it.

Mar 252016

Humility has the arrogance to proselytize; arrogance has the humility not to.

Mar 182016

Western religious and secular thought have finally converged on the idea that to be good it is necessary only to believe that you are.