We cannot hope to utter anything worth saying, unless we read and inwardly digest the utterances of our betters.
Feeling lurks in that interval of time between desire and its consummation.
Has any of you been compelled to live through a long time-interval between the consciousness of a desire and its fulfillment?
One of the causes, by the way, of the apparent lack, at the present time, of great men lies in the poverty of the contemporary male coiffure. Rich in whiskers, beards, and leonine manes, the great Victorians never failed to look the part, nowadays it is impossible to know a great man when you see one.
All men are born with an equal and inalienable right to disillusionment. So, until they choose to waive that right, it's three cheers for Technological Progress and a College Education for everybody.
Mescalin opens up the way of Mary, but shuts the door on that Martha. It gives access to contemplation - but to a conteplation that is incompatible with action and even with will to action, the very thought of action...