Being

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

Apr 032014
 

The basest viciousness usually wraps itself in a hygienic metaphor.

Mar 312014
 

Only after he has exhausted his other resources does the boy begin to torture insects, or the ruler his subjects.

Mar 282014
 

Moral progress is only economic progress: men in the mass have the ethics they can afford.

Mar 262014
 

Diligence is the most menacing of the virtues.

Mar 072014
 

The petty soul favors the grand gesture.

Jan 092014
 

No one remembers who lost the argument, only who lost his temper.

Dec 312013
 

Anger impairs judgment but improves memory.

Dec 162013
 

Mindfulness, n.   Non-judgmental focus on the sensations of the present moment; mindlessness.