It would be a dull world that conformed to our ideas about it.
Identity, that spectator of what he calls himself,
That net and aggregate of energies in transient combination.
Humility has the arrogance to proselytize; arrogance has the humility not to.
Western religious and secular thought have finally converged on the idea that to be good it is necessary only to believe that you are.
The fat man should never eat the last doughnut.
Personality, n. A collection of unpleasant mannerisms.
It is the rare philosopher who notices how well most of the world gets on without philosophy.
Why is experience the best teacher? Because we only really listen to ourselves.
Selflessness needs constant vigilance, which takes the form of self-scrutiny, self-flagellation, self with every meal, in every bath.
Doubt the tale while you live it, lest you fall
Victim to its retrospective pall.
When we are exhorted to be practical, realistic, or grown-up, it is always in service of something hideous.