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Business is more agreeable than pleasure; it interests the whole mind more continuously, and more deeply.
—Bagehot

Apr 112018
 

Always speak Truth to Power, once you’re sure Power isn’t going to option your novel.

Apr 042018
 

Journalists, Kraus said, are writers who do not understand their subject — for which their remedy is to read each other assiduously.

Mar 302018
 

The modern tragedy is that the procedures that revolutionized science happen to be disastrous when applied anywhere else.

Feb 092018
 

You don’t fight for your country: you fight for your platoon.

Jan 172018
 

We say that the perfect is the enemy of the good when we mean that the adequate is the enemy of the shoddy.

Jan 032018
 

No child aspires to become employable when he grows up.

Nov 302017
 

The danger of writing to a schedule is sloppy, repetitive, inflated work; the danger of not writing to a schedule is no work.

Nov 072017
 

A successful corporation is a triumph of central planning.

Sep 162017
 

If policy simply achieved its ends, a new outlet would have to be found for the ingenuity expended in its defense.