We subtract from the past to add to the present.

Every addition — it’s a subtraction.

Additionality — it’s not an eventuality.

All additions feed on revisions.

Additions — they can assume the form of prisons.

Addition’s precision is a false religion.

Addition — it’s an affliction.

Additioned is the privilege of the positioned.

Every rich person once invested in social capital.

Resources engender names; connections father gains.

With has pith.

The good is with, the best amidst.

Side-by-side is a good ride.

Loneliness makes us sick; withliness fixes it.

Alone is keenly known by whiff of with.

Banish with and banish all the world.

Withify, signifify.

Add with; multiply amidst.

Row, row, row your skiff, gently down the with.

With is God and God is with.

Some ends will mend.

Odd has no end.

At all ends make full amends.

Ends are odd.

The end bends — toward infinity.

Celebrate ends; elevate beginnings.

Bend ends with friends.

Some ends we choose; at some we lose.

Beginnings don’t last; endings come fast.

Phase in, move on, age out.

At the end of me I find the beginning of you.

Live adagio; die allegro.

Blithe makes right.

Stay calm; promote the general welfare.

Cool your jets; school your bets.

Soothed dissolves bemused.

Insouciant is a legal euphoriant.

Lay back; pounce lightly.

Ease is a breeze.

Unflappable; unstoppable.

Poised is denoised.

Ataraxia created the galaxia.

Live plucky and ducky and happy-go-lucky.

Discern your self; understand everyone else.

War for knowledge; woo for discernment.

Zero judgment; complete discernment.

Fear blinds the mind.

Prompt answers; ask questions.

Pain has lessons for the brain.

I understand therefore I’m quiet.

Learnment — it precedes discernment.

Fall in love, leaning slowly.

Only time knows all.

Abditory is never obligatory.

Precognition; good decision.

Attend every sign; read before you align.

To help, shut up.

Don’t yelp, help.

The truth that hurts helps.

It helps to know when helping harms.

To help, hand over the tools.

Failure aids future raids.

Helping is quite magical, taking over tragical.

Help is a wizard’s wand, but wizards don’t come from wands.

Helping showers; advising empowers.

There is the quip and the whip — or the responsibility-based relationship.

Purpose crafts a thousand circuits.

Purpose has perks; aimlessness mucks about in murk.

On purpose is a blast furnace.

To purpose is to be responsible.

All aspire to what few acquire.

Purpose stomps over the top of neglect’s chest.

To have no purpose is a personal disservice.

Endeavor forever — occasionally.

If you aim low shoot high.

Resolute litters the earth with bodies.

To make a good start, intend a good end.

The genial Ben Genius was known for his great keenliness.

Been too frank, then rethink.

A Franklin per day keeps the creditors at bay.

Frankness is next to godliness.

A plethora of pains offer no gains.

A national uncle — not kite and key — is history’s gift to you and me.

To counterfeit is death; authenticity is life and breath.

To avoid the penitentiary, lean toward the evidentiary.

Early to rise and late to bed, makes a man stealthy, wealthy and dead.

Love your friends for they overlook your faults.

Go slow quickly.

The news is booze.

Too newsy make us woozy.

Bad news makes a bad brood.

Inoculate yourself against news; interpret life for yourself.

The news comes with choices; reality has many voices.

The news is gored and stored for the bored horde.

We become what we believe.

We seek the worst contorted first.

We have a penchant for the negative, the editative, the sedative.

All reporters are reality contorters.

The government brews a batch of news.

Your insults expose your faults.

Political results thrive on insults.

An insult is no substitute for an apology.

Insulting someone else’s solutions is no substitute for having your own.

Molt or bolt, forego insult.

Savvy adults consult; fools insult.

Insecurity breeds insults.

Those who master the art of insults will be mastered by it.

Insults prevent consults.

The compliment flies high over the head of the insult.

Star from afar; up close, serve caviar.

Achieve — then run for your life.

Achievelessness disses the best.

Achieve, glow; reflect, row.

The flatterer loves the ear; the achiever loves the mirror.

Charm, but do no harm.

Achieve not by onslaught.

Achievers fish for believers.

To simply pursue your passion is to achieve something.

What wears the crown cracks the head.

Worth lies in birth — and mirth.

Be quiet; discover silence.

To discover a new idea reject an old one.

In reverie resides the soul’s recovery.

Debark self; voyage toward someone else.

What no one understands hovers in front of everyone.

Discovery invented jealousy.

Lovers discover others.

All mothers birth discoverers.

Every age is the age of discovery.

Find home; amble off; rush back.

Fly, walk; sigh, gawk.

It’s food-for-mood and pay-for-viewed.

Seeing isn’t understanding.

To rest well is hard work.

Fly the nest — eat, gawk, rest.

We discover ourselves in distant realms.

Visit Rome; discover home.

In foreign places we find our faces.

Be homeless — vacation.

Fashion a life you don’t have to keep getting away from.

Authentic beings have no seems.

Be or not; thrive or rot.

When we cease to love we cease to exist.

Being is a non-nixed scene.

To exist; be missed.

Existence is resistance.

See we; be.

Deem not meme as being.

Being exists beyond the screen.

Be, because; becalm, bewas.

To be kind, be quiet.

Propagate kindness; treat people like pets.

Love is an sea, kindness a bay.

Kindness is savage graciousness hacked out of relentless understanding.

Kindness kills harshness; gentleness buries it.

Kindness is a choosen blindness.

It is not kind to not confront.

Rude, crude; kind, refined.

If kind is weak then proud is meek.

Kindness is found in the pause that lingers before the response.

A quote is dope.

Quotes improve with notes.

Dote — by quote.

The desire to be quoted invented the alphabet.

To remember a quote is to gain another mind.

Proverbs are quotation suburbs.

A bad education is a ream of notes and a rucksack of quotes.

The best eulogies involve quotes.

The quotation mark was invented by tyrants; it was perpetuated by school marms.

The student research paper prevents thinking — and promotes drinking.

Decline better; die improved.

Fail greatly; succeed minutely.

Better is the highest-lowest form of good.

The uplifting quote inclines toward rote.

Traditional letters are iron-formed fetters.

Perfect is rare; a little better legionnaire.

No worse is better.

Good is better.

Many betters beat one best.

Better is mental, judgment incremental.

It’s for better — or for bitter.

Wrinkles — skin twinkles.

To age, to ache, there is no brake.

Age, no rage.

Around the last bend, the mind wends toward the end.

To age we turn the page and gaze.

The highest ability won’t hold off senility.

Dotage is a phage; juvenescence is the rage.

Age onstage.

Age knocks off some of life’s oughts.

Age in the direction of sage.

Pubescence, midescence; senescence, tranqescence.

Banish clocks, erase meridians, remove wrinkles — stop not time’s fast, hard marching rot.

Stodgy is dodgy.

Side-step no prep.

Blame is dodge ball, derision a tall wall.

Dodge little; invite spittle.

Duck the cluck.

Dodge raging; prevent aging.

“I can’t” is dodgy, “I won’t” borders splodgy.

Voting is dodging; solve your own problems.

Complaining is a dangerous dodge, cynicism a hunting lodge.

Hate is humanity’s last, desperate, cowardly dodge.

You might dodge your own humanity; you won’t dodge your own infinity.

Curiosity kindled the quip.

Quip, don’t rip.

A quip is flip, and sip and dip.

Quip in the back; mock on the rack.

Broken packs a smokin’ verbal token.

To survive, both quip and jive.

Love, quip, non-quit.

Get a grip; sarcastiquiply rip.

Quip, be flip.

Quippery’s fine drippery is frippery.

Quip for: flip more.

Those who can, flip; those who can’t, quip.