We're a society of affluent, hyper-individual strangers who don't remember how to form a healthy community - a tribe.
A Gentleman in Moscow
“It is the business of the times to change, Mr. Halecki. And it is the business of gentlemen to change with them.”
The Denial of Death
"...it is not enough to change the structure of society in order to bring a new world into being; the psychology of man also has to be changed."
Memoirs of Hadrian
"Life was to me a horse to whose motion one yields, but only after having trained the animal to the utmost."
“Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.”