Humans have improved modestly in acquiring knowledge but vastly in transmitting it.
Operations of thought are like cavalry charges in a battle — they are strictly limited in number, require fresh horses, and must only be made at decisive moments.
Reasonable, adj. Good at thinking of reasons.
If none of your other beliefs depend on evolution being true, you might as well be a creationist.
We have learned to ignore philosophers when they talk about science but remain in thrall to scientists when they talk about philosophy.
We fret too much over the contradictions among our beliefs, in the unlikely event that we notice them at all.
No one would pay an anecdote any mind if its plural were data.
God paradoxes are only infinity paradoxes in clerical garb.
The fugitive thought, ungrasped, will return, unimproved.
Is it the imminent destruction of the world you mourn, or the accomplished destruction of how you thought about it?
A suppressed idea mutates to ever more virulent forms; these are then invoked to justify its continued suppression.