Being

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

Nov 272015
 

We take so little trouble to please our friends and so much to placate our enemies.

Nov 242015
 

The pettier the grievance, the louder the complaint.

Oct 292015
 

All are born earnest: a few achieve frivolity.

Sep 172015
 

“Because I can” is a severely underrated principle of human behavior.

Sep 032015
 

When God wants to test you, He sends a person of good character who shares none of your opinions.

Sep 022015
 

When God wants to punish you, He sends a person of bad character who shares all of your opinions.

Aug 282015
 

Dare to be great, but remember to be adequate.

Aug 272015
 

Identity is not given, but won, and lost, day by day, a little at a time.

Aug 192015
 

To follow your heart is exactly what people who are skilled at manipulating your emotions want you to do.

Aug 062015
 

It’s tough to be pro; anti-anti is usually all I can manage.