“Beware those quick to praise for they need praise in return.

“Beware those who are quick to censor — they are afraid of what they do not know.

“Beware those who seek constant crowds for they are nothing alone.”

I’ve known hundreds if not thousands of people who’ve seemed to fit the description of those first and third lines. It goes without saying I’ve never forgotten them. Every time I meet someone new I find myself wondering who they really are (or may be) in the solitude of their cars, beds and bathrooms.