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.