13 Unlucky Aphorisms

(Written from 2018-April 2022)

  1. Sleep is like revenge—when we obtain it, we don’t enjoy it, and when it’s over, we crave it again.
  2. The muse says in her heart, a thousand creations shall I inspire. The fool says in his heart, there is but (N)one.
  3. “I haven’t the faintest idea,” says the novice, but here is why you are wrong! —a thread in 17 tweets.
  4. “Sufficient unto the day are the complaints thereof.”
  5. Go fly a kite is not so insulting to the skeptic who commenced to “The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan.”
  6. Cats are like humans—vindictive and unreliable, yet still worth loving wholeheartedly.
  7. When the war machine’s tank runs empty, we shall feed it the blood of their masters—OK, Zoomer
  8. The panoply of religious feeling is an attestation to the facticity of a common generative denominator: Love.
  9.  With wisdom, your enemies shall not be able to gainsay—silence is the golden rule.
  10. Nature’s sweets are voluminous; and yet, they should but be enjoyed in small, sparing doses, for  uttermost pleasure. Therefore, sow and reap sparingly.
  11. All men shall make mistakes, but it is he who is not wise that never learns from them.
  12. Confidence comes not from knowledge, but from self-knowledge.
  13. “How doth the little crocodile improve his shining tail?” Curiosity as an antidote to nihilism


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