Being – Page 17 – Everything


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

May 142019

Impossible to love our neighbor as ourselves: conceivable to doubt ourselves as our neighbor.

May 022019

Some men I would trust with my life, others with returning a borrowed book, almost none with both.

Apr 242019

One’s thought does not reflect one’s disposition. It complements one’s disposition.

Apr 232019

The trouble with cellphones isn’t that they allow us to ignore each other, it’s that they don’t.

Apr 162019

Not so very long ago, no adult in history had ever spoken of himself as the parent of an animal.

Apr 112019

When a bad thing happens in the world, it is vanishingly unlikely to be any of your business.

Apr 042019

An expert torturer always reminds you that it’s for your own good, and hurts him more than you.

Mar 182019

Not everything is as dumb as it looks, but that’s the way to bet.