Everything – Page 11 – A book of aphorisms
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.

May 032023

Maximize happiness, promote self-interest, be virtuous, or treat others as you would have them treat you, and the question remains: What will you do?

May 022023

A substantial minority of the respectable citizens who surround you would gladly kill you, if they thought they could get away with it and didn’t have to do the work themselves.

Apr 282023

The translator before the text must choose, like the citizen before the law, to be faithful to its spirit or its letter.