Being – Page 26 – Everything

Being

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

Dec 012015
 

The secret to extreme longevity is spite.

Nov 272015
 

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

Nov 242015
 

The pettier the grievance, the louder the complaint.

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.

Aug 272015
 

Identity is not given, but won, and lost, day by day, a little at a time.

Aug 192015
 

To follow your heart is exactly what people who are skilled at manipulating your emotions want you to do.