Women would rather be right than reasonable.
Not only is natural burial by far the most ecologically sound way to perish, it doubles down on the fear of fragmentation and loss of control. Making the choice to be naturally buried says, ‘Not only am I aware that I’m a helpless, fragmented mass of organic matter, I celebrate it. Vive la decay!’
If you don’t want to work you have to work to earn enough money so that you won’t have to work.
What passions cannot music raise or quell?
We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.
Dying in the sanitary environment of a hospital is a relatively new concept. In the late 19th century, dying at a hospital was reserved for people who had nothing and no one. Given the choice, a person wanted to die at home in their bed, surrounded by friends and family.
Commitments the voters don’t know about can’t hurt you.
The bed is a bundle of paradoxes: we go to it with reluctance, yet we quit it with regret; we make up our minds every night to leave it early, but we make up our bodies every morning to keep it late.
Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.
Never was patriot yet, but was a fool.