The one simple thing that will change your life is to stop believing that one simple thing will change your life.
Error is boundless.
Nor hope nor doubt,
Though both be groundless,
Will average out.
The right side of history — it is a marvel in its way. Five small words, yet is there a contemporary folly it neglects to embrace?
Men prefer disaster to delay.
People will cheerfully confess ignorance of a topic and reject indignantly the suggestion that it might debar them from an opinion.
All metaphors are wrong; some metaphors are useful.
The Dunning-Kruger effect is especially pronounced in people who know what the Dunning-Kruger effect is.
Ideologies must be classed not by what they intend to build but by what they intend to destroy.
Where some has failed, more rarely succeeds.
People are confused; it does not follow that the universe is paradoxical.
Often we think ourselves into not just error but the opposite of the truth.