Aug 082014

Exceptionally bad art sometimes acquires a constituency, as famous murderers attract marriage proposals.

Aug 072014

Art corrupts politics more than politics corrupts art.

Aug 062014

Less garbage was written when it had to be written by hand.

Aug 052014

Anything can be conjured into existence by empowering a committee to suppress it.

Aug 042014

One can learn quickly just enough to exasperate someone who understands the subject.

Aug 012014

Write in the margin as you would speak to the author.

Jul 312014

Few would deny that the earth was flat if it were a small inconvenience to maintain that it is round.

Jul 302014

Commercial success frees you to pursue further commercial success.

Jul 292014

It is best that something as permanent as envy be directed at something as transient as money.

Jul 282014

Life has heuristics: only games have rules.