Being

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

Mar 282014
 

Moral progress is only economic progress: men in the mass have the ethics they can afford.

Mar 262014
 

Diligence is the most menacing of the virtues.

Mar 072014
 

The petty soul favors the grand gesture.

Jan 092014
 

No one remembers who lost the argument, only who lost his temper.

Dec 312013
 

Anger impairs judgment but improves memory.

Dec 162013
 

Mindfulness, n.   Non-judgmental focus on the sensations of the present moment; mindlessness.

Oct 292013
 

Everybody is worth a paragraph, but almost nobody is worth two.

Oct 252013
 

Manners are the cargo cult of morals.