to some, ignorance is bliss. to the rest, it is embarrassing.
utilizing spare time to experience other, greater things is a more noble quality than trying to pass off textbooks as experience of a small, short thing called life. besides reading a book, LIVE the book. besides composing a song, LIVE the song. besides publishing your words, LIVE your words.
bragging rights only belong to those who humbly experience their affairs, not those who seek constant attention calling to the affairs they want all to know.
humility is an admirable quality. one with character.
applied to a person, ability and capacity mean about the same thing but are grammatically different: an ability to do something, a capacity for doing something; ability is qualitative while capacity is quantitative
we tell the tales of tests untold of true time and space and sections of mind that freely notion those of opulence and speed to prevail in place of those unseen and unheard. this will change. it all will change.
making the effort to stay in touch with beloved friends, making the effort to cook our own meals, living happily within one’s means, maintaining a curiosity about the world and pursuing one’s vision. Comfortable rocking chairs, dog-love, a little plot in which to grow decent cucumbers (or at least a kitchen-window pot of herbs), and spending more time reading than watching television doesn’t hurt, either.