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.

Feb 102014

People who do not say what they mean usually do not know what they mean.

Feb 072014

Punishment deters best when regarded as expiation.

Feb 062014

It is so much easier not to be wrong than to be right.

Feb 052014

No government strong enough to provide liberty is weak enough to preserve it.

Feb 042014

In the most intractable arguments, one party regards as a question of degree what the other regards as one of kind.

Feb 032014

The critique is usually pertinent, the positive program disastrous.