Friday, 6 May 2011
"Respectability. That's what did it. I found out some time back that it's idleness
breeds all our virtues, our most bearable qualities - contemplation, equableness, laziness,
letting other people alone; good digestion mental and physical: the wisdom to concentrate
on fleshly pleasures - eating and evacuating and fornication and sitting in the sun
- than which is nothing better, nothing to match, nothing else in all this world
but to live for the short time you are loaned breath,
to be alive and know it - ..."