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

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.

Aug 102017

To be in love with love is an affliction; yet to hate it is more common, and more serious.

Aug 032017

Almost always it is action that issues in conviction; the reverse is so rare that we never fail to mark it.

Jul 182017

Men want most to be useful, but will settle, if thwarted, for destructive.