“There Are Two Distinct Species Of Popularity…”

“…The One Excited By Merit, The Other By Resentment.



“A Mind Disarmed Of Its Rage, Feels No Pleasure In Contemplating A Frantic Quarrel. Sickness Of Thought…”

…Leaves No Ability For Enjoyment, No Relish For Resentment. And Though, Like A Man In A Fit, You Feel Not The Injury Of The Struggle, Nor Distinguish Between Strength And Disease, The Weakness Will Nevertheless Be Proportioned To The Violence, And The Sense Of Pain Increase Within The Recovery.