May 132013
 

We all want to be happy, just not at the expense of the qualities that make us unhappy.

May 102013
 

Now that the symptoms of genius have been thoroughly advertised, one sees a great deal more of the symptoms.

May 092013
 

Some men, like Balzac’s Goriot, are made of money, and when it ends so do they.

May 072013
 

Small men flee from a generalization like small animals from a sudden noise — it might not mean danger, but why take a chance?

May 062013
 

Print overawes the illiterate just as machinery overawes the savage.

May 032013
 

Nothing so distresses the disciple as the master changing his mind.

May 022013
 

Spouses never quite forgive each other their existence before they met.

May 012013
 

Many privileges are granted on the implied condition that they will not be exercised.

Apr 302013
 

The stupid delude themselves that anything is possible; the clever, that whatever they cannot do cannot be done.