10-3-2015

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Every time I grow weary that perhaps I do not have enough friends, I tap into social media and am immediately dissuaded from attaining any more. 

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It is considered suspicious today to be frank. There is always the suspicion that, if someone is too honest, something is hidden in that very honesty.  

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A president promising that he'll do what he can to tighten gun control laws after every school shooting much reminds me of a husband promising that he'll do the dishes next time.  

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There are those who get a special thrill out of wallowing in filth and remaining unbathed for extended periods of time. For an even fewer number, the very struggle and discomfort of life produces a similar thrill. 

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One who is capable of coming up with an easily chantable slogan must not waste his time writing aphorisms. The aphorism differs from the slogan in that the aphorism is familiar without being common, while the slogan is almost certainly a justification of bad conscience.