I am convinced, that the conveniences of modern culture cater exclusively to youth, and that the times grow increasingly inconsiderate of old people.
So benumbed are we nowadays by electric lights that we have become utterly insensitive to the evils of excessive illumination.
Women love later in a more complicated way
Than men who never had to learn to change
...ugly things surround us throughout the day, from morning to night – the clothing we wear, the utensils we eat from, the furniture we make use of. Without our realizing it, these unattractive objects have had an enormous impact on our sensitivity to beauty.
walking is the most ordinary of activities [but] no one is ever praised for being a good walker
To live is to pass from one space to another, while doing your very best not to bump yourself.