Being

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

Jul 132017
 

Everyone says what he would never do, and no one knows it.

Jun 292017
 

It is possible, indeed common, to be both boring and weird.

May 292017
 

A serious person first marks how little need be taken seriously.

May 242017
 

Your detractors may be bigots or misanthropes — or worse, they may despise you for who you really are.

May 122017
 

It is better to forget a name than make a visible effort to recall it.

Apr 172017
 

The feeling that one has narrowly escaped punishment is the sign that it is preparing.

Apr 072017
 

When we adhere to convention in appearance, we show that we care what others think; and we show that we care deeply when we depart from it.

Apr 052017
 

By the time you know all the answers you no longer believe them.

Mar 162017
 

They make an inner desert and they call it inner peace.