How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees? ~ William Shakespeare (Othello)
While looking into these people's cars, you wonder how many of them will still be alive in ten year's time. How many of them won't own the same car. In a hundred years time, these people will probably be dead. And so will you. And the absurdity of people rushing to nowhere starts to hit you.
Know Your Enemies
Irrational enemies are the worst kind of enemies to have. They are the ones who will drag you down, even if it means they drown themselves.
My graduation was a largely dull affair. Some parents were there, mine weren't. I don't find a polytechnic diploma anything worth mentioning.
Is That Really Me?
The mirror serves as a tool we use to view "ourselves". But how "ours" is the self we view? Technically speaking, mirrors only serve optical illusions -- the things we see in it are not really real: we cannot touch a mirror image.