Self-Loving

We all come into this world with our little egos equipped with individual horns. If we don’t blow them, who will?
—DeWitt

Jul 162018
 

The pleasure in having people admire your work lasts until you see what else they like.

Jun 152018
 

No prejudice is worth having unless one regards it, at least privately, as a mature, objective judgment.

Apr 092018
 

The argument is for feeling good about the invective, and the invective is for feeling good about oneself.

Mar 082018
 

The slavish conformist is readily identified by his outsized pride in his independent mind.

Feb 162018
 

The future will marvel that we regarded “be yourself ” as sound moral advice.

Feb 072018
 

Those tiny notifications are ego reified, tugging at you incessantly, like a child at its mother in the supermarket, in the cereal aisle.

Jan 242018
 

Persistent detractors are a sign of eminence, as everyone discovers when he acquires them.

Dec 152017
 

Persistent detractors are a mark of distinction, as everyone discovers when he acquires them.

Dec 082017
 

The aphorist strives for the shock of recognition, the moment it dawns on the reader that, yes, that is just what other people are like.