Untried beliefs are the most firmly held.
No style guide can address the chief defect in writing, which is having nothing to say.
Boredom is often fatal, though it never appears on the coroner’s report.
Women lead, pretending to follow; men follow, pretending to lead.
Nothing dispels the illusion of planning and control like watching someone use your software.
The fiercest tribal warrior is the universalist.
In fiction we admire energy, not virtue. We root for the life-force, however it manifests.
There are entire fields, like psychiatry and philosophy, devoted chiefly to exploding the errors that they create.
The Third Culture is Engineering.
Ingenuity is fatal in philosophers.