Aphorisms / Epigrams

One must imagine Sisyphus being cheered on.

To a guy who’s a nail, everything seems like a hammer.

Boldness is measured in distance from death.

As far as I can tell, you are what you fight for.

Make everything as easy as possible, but no easier.

Life is cognitive overload and then u die.

Balance precedes falling.

The Spanish exterminated, the British enslaved; the American empire entertains. Sam Kriss

most people experience the present in terms of the past Mcluhan

Empathy is always perched precariously between gift and invasion.

In prose, the worst thing one can do with words is surrender to them.

She puts her mask back on and looks hot. When you can’t see a woman’s face you rotoscope in an 8. Delicious Tacos

Taking drugs keeps the engine from breaking down, but what happened to the steering wheel?

“Well, feminism has emasculated men.”  Really?  A girl did that to you?

Indifference is a problem of desire.

Freedom cannot be borrowed, it can only be owned. Willow Liana

The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.

People who fetishise intelligence seem most insecure about how little they’ve done with it.

Every time we say nature is beautiful, we are saying a prayer, fingering our worry beads.

Courage is the master of the virtues, because it makes the practice of all others possible.

I only have “grueling wins where I just barely escape with my life” and “free wins which required no effort at all”.

You must try as hard as you can in order to appreciate the futility of your efforts.

An “overly critical maternal superego” which is different than a paternal superego because it yells at you not when you sin but when you fail.

Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to maintain it.

Reverence is a prerequisite to rebellion.