Aphorisms presented in this Compendium were not yet written or not found in time to be included in New Extracts. WM


    DEFEAT


  1. Lying on the garbage stratum of aging, misery, a defiant man defiantly raises his head. Who is this man? A mirage. Because only a mirage can defy reality.

    LIFE


  2. Life -- more a matter of alertness than achievement. Each non-physical contact is indirect. Anything that doesn't fit three dimensions is a metaphor.

    TIME


  3. Time is not a recipient; the past leaks away, and the future slides.

    CREATIVITY


  4. The creator doesn't invent, only goes home.

    PSYCHOLOGICAL REFLECTIONS


  5. The difference between emotion and instinct is a difference in levels; emotion is nearer to intellect and instinct is nearer sensation, the bodily domain.

    CAPSULES

    "I"
  6. Listening to the silence, I weigh the air and measure the void, exposed to the aggression of myself.
  7. If I had a full life at my disposal I would grow in the third dimension -- depth. I'm like a photo in a too small album.
  8. I escape the non-essential and the essential escapes me

    MISCELLANY


  9. Cyprian Norwid wrote in his poem "Death of the Hero:" "Why do you, shadow, depart, crossing hands upon armour" After death, human becomes shadow thrown temporarily upon human memory.
  10. To the metabolician: don't look back -- nothing interesting. Don't look forward -- no change. Stay in one place and dedicate yourself to metabolism.
  11. Give the real world its due; it's as important as your imaginary one.


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