Being

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

Oct 272014
 

If suffering ennobles, does joy degrade?

Oct 062014
 

People with little that they want to do find a lot that they have to do.

Sep 122014
 

Attention begets all virtue, distraction all vice.

Sep 102014
 

Carelessness is a mild form of malice.

Sep 082014
 

You attenuate your strengths by too assiduously correcting your defects.

Sep 052014
 

It is a grave misfortune to be stupid, yet we all laugh at the stupidity of others without a twinge of guilt.

Aug 292014
 

Courage! You have less to lose than you think.

Aug 262014
 

A man can adapt to nearly anything, but only two or three times.

Aug 222014
 

It is a kind of madness, never to sicken at the sound of your own voice.