Only when no one pays the slightest attention to what anyone else is saying will speech be truly free.
There is a time in everyone’s life in which he is a silly ass. If you don’t know when it was, it’s now.
Musical taste ossifies early for the same reason mathematicians peak young.
If you write for yourself, keep it out of my sight.
Feminine men make masculine women.
Leninism is not communist any more than Catholicism is Christian: they are programs for the respective containment of communism and Christianity.
If A does X, and you ignore it, and B does X, and you condemn it, one may infer that you have more interest in A and B than in X.
The stupider the idea, the more intelligent you have to be to believe it.
Dullness is so prevalent in high places that it has come to be regarded as an obligation.
Consumer capitalism isn’t soulless, quite the contrary: it provides consumers with the option of outsourcing their souls.