Better to illuminate than merely to shine to deliver to others contemplated truths than merely to contemplate.
At one time or another someone said to us, ‘What were you thinking?’ And often it’s not that we weren’t thinking. Rather, it was that we were thinking that thinking would get in the way of what we wanted, so we were thinking that it would be better not to think. And I think that all of that is thinking.
The writer's curse is that even in solitude, no matter its duration, he never grows lonely or bored.
Let us be moral. Let us contemplate existence.
To contemplate is to look at shadows.