Being – Page 20 – Everything


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

May 262016

You can’t always get what you want; you can’t always get what you need; but you can, perhaps, want what you need.

May 252016

Space and matter are given; time is a civilized achievement.

May 232016

Zeal for an end is only flexibility about the means.

May 162016

The Four Irrational Beliefs of Highly Effective People

1. Optimism
2. Control
3. Forecasting ability
4. All-around superiority

May 132016

Some say that men are not gods, others that men are not beasts, both with more hope than expectation.

May 042016

If you were immortal, how would you know?

May 022016

To be happy, avoid whatever makes you unhappy: to sculpt a lion, carve away whatever doesn’t look like a lion.

Apr 212016

People will like you if you like them, which is too high a price.

Apr 142016

Ordinary people claim extraordinary origins for the same reason that extraordinary people claim ordinary ones.

Apr 122016

Only the young die suddenly; the rest of us die slowly, long before we expire.