Let this list of 12 quotations by the American writer Mason Cooley lead you to an inspirational day. Recharge yourself with motivational apathy, travel, indifference sayings, and satisfy your hunger for a better life.
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We've made this hand-picked collection of quotes to show you what is Mason Cooley truly willing to say and leave for generations. Whether an inspirational quote or a motivational message about giving your best, we can all benefit from the wisdom, captured within these words.
I am skeptical in principle, gullible in practice.
Logic and fact keep interfering with the easy flow of conversation.
Indifference is an excellent substitute for patience.
Reading give us some place to go when we have to stay where we are.
As desire recedes, the world becomes clear, pale, and empty.
Disappointment proves that expectations were mistaken.
Tolerance is a placid contempt.
Wit: a whim followed by a wham.
Emblem: the carapace of the great crowned snail is painted with all the flags of the United Nations.
The mind demands rules; the facts demand exceptions.
I must like my profession, since I can hardly distinguish myself from it.
Jokes are unanswerable objections.
Pedagogical romances leave the mentor disgruntled, the pupil confused.
F. Scott Fitzgerald thought that prolonging his adolescence would protect his talent.
I would like to be a figment of my own imagination, but belly and bowels will not permit.
Sex is not imaginary, but it is not quite real either.
Like a frog, the aphorist waits for something to fly by that he can catch with his tongue.
Learned researches lead to headaches, constipation, and befuddled quarreling.
As I criss-cross the city hurrying, I feel always the unchanging cold beneath the pavement.
I like what I do for a living. I also like NOT doing it--perhaps even more.
God has replaced sex as the unmentionable.
We take refuge in illness and then are trapped there.
In the present age, a man with harmonious ideas is regarded as out of touch.
The Olympian gods cannot have grand passions because they cannot die.
I can imagine many things, but few clearly.
In the labyrinth of a difficult text, we find unmarked forks in the path, detours, blind alleys, loops that deliver us back to our point of entry, and finally the monster who whispers an unintelligible truth in our ears.
Political correctness is driving machismo underground and recalling effeminacy from exile.
Many count on their disadvantages to cover for them.
Transcendence is something between a metaphor and a miracle.
Wisdom has lost repute because it so often applies to a state of affairs that no longer exists.
My taking a seat on the Council of the Fathers caused a desperate fluttering among my ghosts.
The winner gives up his chance to be a good sport.
The neuroses parody the virtues.
You are as happy as you think you are, but not necessarily as miserable as you imagine.
The more knowledge, the clearer what the doubts are.