There are beliefs that are useful to hold, and beliefs that are useful to advertise, which have almost nothing in common.
The repetition is the tragedy: the first time is the farce.
Nihilism, n. The belief that your beliefs are nonsense.
Artistic temperament without artistic talent is the last great infectious plague.
Clever may not be wise but it’s a start.
It is almost no time at all between not being permitted to dissent and not being permitted to abstain.
The slavish conformist is readily identified by his outsized pride in his independent mind.
Prose should rarely be poetic, and poetry never.
The writer proposes: the reader disposes.
Progress in philosophy is more plausible arguments in support of more absurd propositions.