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Being

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

Nov 222022
 

Youth is a terrible thing not to waste.

Nov 142022
 

Ability without ambition is tragedy: ambition without ability is farce.

Oct 242022
 

We often profess ourselves baffled by exceptionally bad behavior, though with a little reflection we could readily understand it. Incomprehension becomes our talisman, lest if we understood more, we might resist less.

Oct 042022
 

The biggest problems are small problems, iterated indefinitely.

Aug 192022
 

The cat scratches at the door the moment it closes, and is the man so very different?

Aug 022022
 

Purpose and motive are nearly opposite, and to stress one is inevitably to slight the other.

Aug 012022
 

Standing on your dignity makes you shorter.