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

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.