Sep 282015
 

He who can, writes books; he who cannot, writes books for children.

Sep 242015
 

Humans think as women preach — not well, but one is surprised to find it done at all.

Sep 222015
 

Domestic sentiment swamps every virtue.

Sep 212015
 

The punster, the grammarian, the nitpicking fact-checker all display contempt for what is being said. They counterfeit attention.

Sep 182015
 

Our thirst for narrative makes saints of reformed sinners, and reformed sinners of saints.

Sep 172015
 

“Because I can” is a severely underrated principle of human behavior.