Dancing and running shake up the chemistry of happiness.
To love a fool is a misfortune, but does not make one a fool.
Once I find the right maxim to apply, I feel that I have done all that can be expected of me.
No matter how close thought sticks to the actual, it follows its own rules.
The psychiatrist's office: the only place I can be sure my story will be treated as sad, but interesting.
Sexual attraction keeps throwing self-interest off course.
A sheep who goes looking for a wolf is sure to find one.
Old photograph: amid the set poses of her family, a young girl smiles and raises her hand a little.
If I want my time wasted, I'll waste it myself.
Beautiful people are forgiven more often than the rest.
The past is always waiting to entangle and deflect us.
The writer is always courted by invitations from the all-too- familiar.
The ravaged face in the mirror hides the enchanting youth that is the real me. Mason Coole
Talk shows are proof that conversation is dead.
Constant talkers are unheard.
Taste refers to the past, imagination to the future. Mason Co
Magic trick: to make people disappear, ask them to fulfill their promises.
In the present age, a man with harmonious ideas is regarded as out of touch.
Many pains are imaginary, but all joys are real.
The beloved is the ultimate fetish.
Some eras worship infancy; some, the aged. None as yet has adored middle age.
Promiscuity is like never reading past the first page. Monogamy is like reading the same book over and over.
Once discover comfort, and there is no turning back.
Existence is not a mystery unless you think it has a meaning.
As desire recedes, the world becomes clear, pale, and empty.
Full of troubles, the mind is still the only Garden of Delight.
As the tenor roars his passion, I think sadly of my spreading middle, and his.
Language is the friendliest of the things from which we cannot escape.
A sure cure for boredom: fast until you are ravenous.
Middle age went by while I was mourning for my lost youth. Mason Co