Erring

Error is boundless.
Nor hope nor doubt,
Though both be groundless,
Will average out.
—Cunningham

May 272016
 

It must be easier to fix the world than it is to fix a dishwasher; there are so many more people who know how.

May 172016
 

The worst example is the unique success.

May 122016
 

What is called stupidity is often only intelligence gone horribly wrong.

May 092016
 

Occam’s Razor doesn’t mean what’s simplest must be true;
It means that we are stupid and it’s the best that we can do.

May 032016
 

To make a new mistake is no small thing.

Apr 272016
 

Never call someone a pseudo-intellectual unless you are sure that you would recognize a real one.

Apr 182016
 

The pursuit of higher wisdom always seems to begin with discarding whatever lower wisdom you may possess.

Apr 062016
 

To believe again is almost unheard of; to believe still is as common as dirt.

Mar 312016
 

To persuade a man, convince him not that the idea is sound but that it is his own.

Mar 292016
 

Opportunity, legal status, result — we are all apparently obliged to believe in the equality of something.