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

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.

Dec 252013
 

Constant surveillance is the vocation of the police and the avocation of everyone else.

Dec 132013
 

The psychological travails of Western man stem mostly from the fact that he can be idle and not starve.

Dec 052013
 

Failure is always an option. Often it is the best option.

Nov 152013
 

Lawyers distinguish: philosophers confound.

Oct 312013
 

A relentlessly cheerful, upbeat, can-do attitude is a highly effective form of bullying.