Being – Page 20 – Everything

Being

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

Dec 222015
 

The cheerful impose on the cheerless at least as much as the other way around.

Dec 162015
 

The parsimonious explanation for why you feel like a fraud is that you are one.

Dec 012015
 

The secret to extreme longevity is spite.

Nov 272015
 

We take so little trouble to please our friends and so much to placate our enemies.

Nov 242015
 

The pettier the grievance, the louder the complaint.

Oct 292015
 

All are born earnest: a few achieve frivolity.

Sep 172015
 

“Because I can” is a severely underrated principle of human behavior.

Sep 032015
 

When God wants to test you, He sends a person of good character who shares none of your opinions.

Sep 022015
 

When God wants to punish you, He sends a person of bad character who shares all of your opinions.

Aug 282015
 

Dare to be great, but remember to be adequate.