Jul 092015
 

The tragedy of human intercourse is that people’s two grand passions — their own health and their own children — interest no one else.

Jul 082015
 

Halving your actual possessions doubles your effective ones.

Jul 072015
 

There are perfect works of art, and great works of art, but no great work of art is perfect.

Jul 062015
 

The best one can ever say for a policy is that it has not been obviously ruinous.

Jul 032015
 

The unhappy man has the recompense of not being told that his unhappiness is a delusion.

Jul 022015
 

Three qualities distinguish phony erudition: it’s all recent, it’s all humanities, and it’s all in one language.

Jul 012015
 

Age has its privileges, like picking up the check.

Jun 302015
 

The ideal tool for avoiding communication is language.