All posts tagged “Marx

Mistakes I’ve Made

“…he did seem to carry around a history of defeat, of troubles borne and lessons learned. He had an air too of gallant accommodation towards whatever choices had gone wrong or chances hadn’t panned out.” —Alice Munro, “Family Furnishings” Show me that man who will… Read More


In 1865, Marx answered several questions posed to him by his daughters as part of a parlour game. Here is Marx’s “Confession.” For fun, here is my own: Your favourite virtue: Creativity. Your favourite virtue in a man: Wit. Your favourite virtue in a woman: Imagination.… Read More