Feb 242014
 

Credulity is fixed: doubting something obvious just clears space for believing something foolish.

Feb 212014
 

In every discipline the foundations come last; in most of them we still don’t know what they are.

Feb 202014
 

To wield power wisely it is necessary to obtain it.

Feb 182014
 

Misspellers learn from speech, mispronouncers from books.

Feb 172014
 

Only the literary cannot profit from literature.

Feb 142014
 

Of all the lies taught in school, the most vicious is that one ought to perform boring tasks diligently.

Feb 132014
 

Good work does not make its own way in the world.

Feb 122014
 

From mass literacy the last couple of centuries follow more or less ineluctably.

Feb 112014
 

By infecting others the writer cures himself.