34 Aphorisms For A Civilization In Decline

1. In our time, a great man is like God: probably he doesn’t exist, and if he does, no one can see him.
2. We all prostitute ourselves in the marketplace, and so we all must use protection: not tell the truth, unless it’s what people want to hear, which, like a fair marketplace, we don’t really want.
3. The only way to have a holiday in our time is not to indulge the pleasure principle: to take a day off from the incessant work of pleasure.
4. Democracy was the worst thing that ever happened to great men. Still, democracy would never Read More

Source: Return of Kings