Mason Cooley

(1927-2002)

Mason Cooley Quotes

  • ''Retirement requires the invention of a new hedonism, not a return to the hedonism of youth.''
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourteenth Selection, New York (1994).
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  • ''The closeups of pornography make human genitals look like undiscovered prehistoric animals.''
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourteenth Selection, New York (1994).
  • ''Genius knows where the questions are hidden.''
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourth Selection, New York (1987).
  • ''Many have attempted unnatural acts, but Nature has always shown the way.''
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).
  • ''Narcissus weeps to find that his Image does not return his love.''
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Second Selection, New York (1985).
  • ''The Media: bold sex and violence, timid politics and morals.''
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Second Selection, New York (1985).
  • ''Desire is wakeful; satisfaction dozes.''
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Seventh Selection, New York (1990).
  • ''Cynicism formulates issues clearly, but only to dismiss them.''
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Sixth Selection, New York (1989).
  • ''Procrastination and impatience form a system of checks and balances.''
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Tenth Selection, New York (1992).
  • ''Rules that are never violated cease to be recognized as Rules.''
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Third Selection, New York (1986).

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