Do What You Can Do

“I used to worry a great deal about the theatre, the arts, where it and they were going. There were panels and there were editorials and there were arguments, and I came to see that the worriers had created a career–a sinecure–for themselves.Worrying and prognosticating, but never producing. So I stopped worrying and bleating andContinue reading “Do What You Can Do”

Iron? Air? Or Bulls*it?

“Iron sharpens iron…” (Proverbs 27:17) “The content of your character is your choice. Day by day, what you choose, what you think and what you do is who you become.” -Heraclitus “Certain things in life will cut you open like a knife. When that happens—at that exposing moment—the world gets a glimpse of what’s truly insideContinue reading “Iron? Air? Or Bulls*it?”

The Parable Of The Bricklayer

“The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. What is called resignation is confirmed desperation. From the desperate city you go into the desperate country, and have to console yourself with the bravery of minks and muskrats. A stereotyped but unconscious despair is concealed even under what are called the games and amusements ofContinue reading “The Parable Of The Bricklayer”