It’s quite true what philosophy says, that life must be understood backwards. But one then forgets the other principle, that it must be lived forwards. A principle which, the more one thinks it through, precisely leads to the conclusion that life in […]
The greatest hazard of all, losing one’s self, can occur very quietly in the world, as if it were nothing at all. No other loss can occur so quietly; any other loss . an arm, a leg, five dollars, a wife, etc. . is sure to be noticed.
The situation of the guilty person travelling through life to eternity is like that of the murderer who fled the scene of his act . and his crime . on the express train: alas, just beneath the coach in which he sat ran the telegraph wires carrying his […]
What the philosophers say about Reality is often as disappointing as a sign you see in a shop window which reads: Pressing Done Here. If you brought your clothes to be pressed, you would be fooled; for only the sign is for sale.