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

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.