The great lesson of history is that it exists.
History is made forwards and written backwards, which is the chief source of error in both the making and the writing.
Eye candy is rarely ear candy.
If truth were ever spoken to it power would be grateful.
Inequalities of wealth and power pale beside inequality of merit.
Religion without doctrine and ritual is nothing, or as we now say, spirituality.
Blessed are the toolmakers, for real work consists less in performing difficult tasks than in making them easy.
The soldier perfects how at the expense of why.
You may not get the size of audience you deserve, but you always get the kind.
No situation is so desperate that a little hard work and ingenuity can’t make it worse.