Being

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

Jun 022015
 

Fortune does not favor the bold; it only encounters them more often.

May 082015
 

One must often choose between stupid and crazy. I used to like crazy, but I am warming to stupid.

May 012015
 

To make a man miserable don’t bother with his future, just poison his past.

Apr 142015
 

The weak often want to be thought wicked, but the wicked never want to be thought weak.

Apr 072015
 

The man who undertakes to rid himself of his illusions and biases can end up like an old painting, improperly cleaned.

Apr 062015
 

Travel appears a great luxury to those accustomed to the greater one of staying put.

Mar 162015
 

The danger of habitual silence is that when you do decide to talk, people will listen.

Mar 102015
 

You’re not weird, merely defective.

Feb 242015
 

The struggle to assimilate a new idea without disturbing the old ones is hideously physical, like becoming a werewolf.