Moral progress is only economic progress: men in the mass have the ethics they can afford.
Identity, that spectator of what he calls himself,
That net and aggregate of energies in transient combination.
Diligence is the most menacing of the virtues.
Adaptive is not optimal.
The petty soul favors the grand gesture.
No one remembers who lost the argument, only who lost his temper.
Whatever one does well one is sure to do too often.
Anger impairs judgment but improves memory.
Mindfulness, n. Non-judgmental focus on the sensations of the present moment; mindlessness.
Everybody is worth a paragraph, but almost nobody is worth two.
Manners are the cargo cult of morals.