Everything – Page 10 – A book of aphorisms
May 172023
 

Of the Seven Deadly Sins, no one can properly manifest more than five: Sloth, Pride, and Envy remain eternally at war.

May 122023
 

For every empire history offers a hundred reasons why it fell, when what we need to know is why it lasted.

May 112023
 

What would the penance be for having nothing to confess?

May 102023
 

Nothing is, ever was, or ever will be so bad it’s good.

May 082023
 

We all invent past lives — some as pharaohs and princesses, others as themselves.