Working

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

May 082014
 

Effort is like medicine: half of it is useless or harmful, and the trick is to know which half.

Apr 292014
 

Every nuisance that you could fix but tolerate instead represents a small, private, but unmistakable regression to savagery.

Mar 132014
 

The product of too great a contempt for bad work is no work.

Feb 262014
 

The history of science has been a progressive obliteration of distinctions between humans and other natural phenomena.

Feb 132014
 

Good work does not make its own way in the world.

Jan 222014
 

The most interesting things to do are the dullest to watch.