Being

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

Oct 262017
 

Our universe is wild, and our thought is tame.

Oct 172017
 

We will tolerate anything but inconvenience.

Oct 022017
 

Men rally most readily for what can be immediately done and never undone — a rescue, say, or a lynching.

Sep 262017
 

To become a god, first stay out of sight.

Sep 222017
 

It would have occurred to approximately no one in history to ask if what he was doing made him happy.

Sep 042017
 

One must check the rise to cushion the fall.

Sep 012017
 

To obliterate an experience, describe it.

Aug 242017
 

Before one wearies of the world one wearies of oneself.

Aug 152017
 

Great achievements do not excuse private vice, or justify it — they simply overwhelm it.