Stanislaw Lec Quote
Supposedly said in a interview on Larry King Live, probably paraphrasing the ideas of Byron (izquotes.com/quote/304207) and Twain (izquotes.com/quote/188080)
“Every moment of one's existence one is growing into more or retreating into less. One is always living a little more or dying a little bit.”
Conversations With Norman Mailer (1988 edition)
certain maxims of archy - archy and mehitabel (1927)
Born: March 6, 1909
Died: May 7, 1966 (aged 57)
Bio: Stanisław Jerzy Lec was a poet and aphorist of Polish and Jewish noble origin. Often mentioned among the greatest writers of post-WW2 Poland, he was one of the most influential aphorists on the 20th century, known for lyrical poetry and sceptical philosophical-moral aphorisms, often with a political subtext.