Self-Loving

We all come into this world with our little egos equipped with individual horns. If we don’t blow them, who will?
—DeWitt

Oct 092020
 

It’s so weird that there are people who do not have my exact tastes and interests.

Sep 282020
 

Thought-criminals, like regular ones, would escape punishment more often if they could manage not to boast of their exploits.

Sep 172020
 

To imagine oneself rejected on the basis of race, sex, or creed must be a great comfort, pushing away, as it does, the idea of more personal rejection.

Sep 042020
 

If you want to know what most people’s inner lives are like, imagine the Old Testament, but starring you instead of the Jews.

Aug 182020
 

Curing delusion has become, for psychiatry, a simple matter of demanding that the world see the subject as he sees himself.

Jul 032020
 

Once it was fashionable to be fat, to show that you got enough to eat; and then it became fashionable to be thin, to distinguish yourself from the ostentatiously fat. This is the complete history of taste.

Jun 262020
 

Imagine thinking that people, if they only understood you better, would like you more.

May 272020
 

No deed is so awful as to prevent a man from thinking well of himself even as he commits it.