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P for Pessimism: A Collection of Funny yet Profound Aphorisms

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Top 10 Best Quotes

“To plan is to hope … without feeling passive.”

“Some children grow up before their parents.”

“It takes selfishness to stop someone from killing themself.”

“Being older deceives us into thinking that we are experts at being the ages we used to be.”

“What is unfair is, not life, but our demanding—as microscopic a part of life and as unnecessary to life as we are—that life happen as per our desires, which are always selfish … and almost always petty.”

“To live is to owe life to die.”

“The ability to utter wise words is not exclusive to the wise.”

“Men are born with nothing with which to buy. Women are born with something to sell.”

“We sometimes run for our life to our death.”

“Unhappiness and the like often inspire us to perform random acts of unkindness.”

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