Jan 212019
 

An infallible sign of fraudulence, in an academic department, is “studies” in its name.

Jan 182019
 

Life is a series of increasingly elaborate marshmallow tests.

Jan 172019
 

The savage’s hatred of the civilized man does little harm, unless abetted by the civilized man’s hatred of himself.

Jan 162019
 

Not making the same mistake twice seems exceedingly optimistic.

Jan 152019
 

Only when no one pays the slightest attention to what anyone else is saying will speech be truly free.

Jan 142019
 

There is a time in everyone’s life in which he is a silly ass. If you don’t know when it was, it’s now.

Jan 112019
 

Musical taste ossifies early for the same reason mathematicians peak young.

Jan 102019
 

If you write for yourself, keep it out of my sight.

Jan 082019
 

Leninism is not communist any more than Catholicism is Christian: they are programs for the respective containment of communism and Christianity.