The first time it happened, like most beautiful things, it was a frantic, sloppy accident. Now it’s usually only two of those things.
“At the age of six I wanted to be a cook. At seven I wanted to be Napoleon. And my ambition has been growing steadily ever since.”
– Salvador Dalí
“Why, she would hang on him, as if increase of appetite had grown by what it fed on.”
– William Shakespeare
“It is superfluous to suppose that what can be accounted for by a few principles has been produced by many.”
– Thomas Aquinas in Summa Theologica
The numbers in my life have far too much control over me. I want for a time when it’s the other way around.