Tag Archives: quality

How to live.

There are only two ways to age—badly or well.

Quality in quantity.

Conversation between two is spontaneous. Conversation among many requires set up and even planning.

Ins and outs of writing.

The difference between adequate and inadequate writers is knowing what to put in; the difference between great and mediocre writers is understanding what to leave out.

Kelly Tsai got me into slam poetry.

More than our taste for a genre or even our recognition of quality, our taste for company and even our identification with an artist accounts for the art we like.

Hegelian logic.

At certain point of quantitative intensification, the quality of something shifts into its opposite. So sleeping too much makes you sleepy, just as too much relaxation makes you tense.

Quantity into quality.

At a certain distance, one is no longer far out, but simply gone.