Mason Cooley Quotes
Most popular Mason Cooley Quotes
The time I kill is killing me.
Rereading, we find a new book.
Folly always knows the answer.
Fear regulates. Appetite impels.
The life of pleasure breeds boredom.
The aphorism is a slippery plaything.
Melancholy is as seductive as Ecstasy.
Pride sings and dances; humility sighs.
Ultimately, blind faith is the only kind.
A skyscraper is a boast in glass and steel.
Self-pity dries up our sympathy for others.
The nonsense that charms is close to sense.
Denial of one appetite sharpens the others.
People may show jealousy, but hide their envy.
Attaining even mediocrity is often a struggle.
Jargon is part ceremonial robe, part false beard.
The critic roams through culture, looking for prey.
Mistakes are the only universal form of originality.
With age, comfort becomes more seductive than beauty.
In a strange city, I connect through food and fantasy.
Kindness eases everything almost as much as money does.
Forgiveness is like faith. You have to keep reviving it.
Passion crashes into obstacles; reason peers around them.
The narcissist enjoys being looked at and not looking back.
Joy goes as deep as sorrow, but leaves less of itself behind.
Even in writing an annual report, the unconscious plays a role.
Stupidity is a fact of life, but unmentionable. The new Prudery.
Narcissus weeps to find that his Image does not return his love.
At the end of every diet, the path curves back toward the trough.
The extravagance of intellect outstrips the extravagance of desire.
Pornography and cooking shows have created two new spectator sports.
The life of pleasure breeds boredom. The life of duty breeds resentment.
As equality increases, so does the number of people struggling for predominance.
The aphorism offers a momentary sense of mastery over some confusion or unhappiness.
Withhold admiration from a narcissist and be disliked. Give it and be treated with indifference.
Arrogance rides triumphantly through the gates, barely glancing at the old woman about to cut the rope and spring shut the trap.