Oh, gentlemen, perhaps I really regard myself as an intelligent man only because throughout my entire life I’ve never been able to start or finish anything... Every man has some reminiscences which he would not tell to everyone, but only to his friends. He has others which he would not reveal even to his friends, but only to himself, and that in secret. But finally there are still others which a man is even afraid to tell himself...
Monday, August 24, 2009
To Confer Status
He found it painful to reflect that in our day intellect and sensibility, thought and art, had been made to confer status and to generate snobbery.