Self-hatred is sometimes appropriate.
Your words and my words are the same, but not our meaning.
Sincerity guarantees nothing but itself.
Some loves are like a vice that has ceased to give pleasure.
Strict rules of evidence would destroy psychoanalysis and literary criticism.
Fear of trying causes paralysis. Trying causes only trembling and sweating.
Later is always my first choice.
Free competition exists inside shelters of law, custom, insurance, political approval, and carefully protected status.
Death promises nothing--not even oblivion.
Procrastination and impatience form a system of checks and balances.
City people make most of the fuss about the charms of country life. Mason Coole
To remain mysterious, say little and do nothing.
In art, a dress is never just a dress; nor in life either.
With age, comfort becomes more seductive than beauty.
When I prayed for success, I forgot to ask for sound sleep and good digestion. Mason Co
Helplessness is a mighty power.
Comedy defends the commonplace; tragedy explodes it.
Duty is whatever opposes inclination.
Bad faith likes discourse on friendship and loyalty.
Intelligence complicates. Wisdom simplifies.
We make some changes. But mostly changes make us.
My mind is led astray by every faint rustle. Mason Co
I love you in my dreams, but not in real life.
Against classical philosophy: thinking about eternity or the immensity of the universe does not lessen my unhappiness.
Friendship is love minus sex and plus reason. Love is friendship plus sex minus reason
The nonsense that charms is close to sense.
The chair as ideas fits only the bottom as idea.
Scholarship can find little to say about the obvious.
In retirement, only money and symptoms are consequential.
Losing gracefully is commended but never chosen.