Those who wish for their friends’ good for their friends’ sake are friends in the truest sense, since their attitude is determined by what their friends are and not by incidental considerations.
A ship in harbor is safe—but that is not what ships are for.
And it seemed to me that existence was itself so very eccentric a legacy that I could not complain of not understanding the limitations of the vision when I did not understand the vision they limited.
There are only the pursued, the pursuing, the busy, and the tired.
Ruthless witnesses come forward; they question me on things I know nothing about.