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

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.

Sep 262013

Wisdom is the great consolation prize.

Sep 042013

To be better it is first necessary to pretend to be; and objections to improvement often masquerade as objections to pretense.

Aug 062013

Certain qualities — skepticism, iconoclasm, willpower — are fixed in quantity, and must be apportioned wisely.

Jul 082013

We can all be replaced, and we all are.