Mindfulness, n. Non-judgmental focus on the sensations of the present moment; mindlessness.
The psychological travails of Western man stem mostly from the fact that he can be idle and not starve.
Belief in karma is the coward’s revenge.
The ellipsis is the shuffling derelict of punctuation.
Many books are least likely to be read by the people who would profit most by reading them.
Yesterday the great enemy of democracy was distinction of birth; today it is distinction of wealth; tomorrow it will be distinction.
Integrity is the writer refusing to make allowances for the reader; philistinism is the reader refusing to make allowances for the writer.
Failure is always an option. Often it is the best option.
Uncivilized colonists enslave the aborigines; civilized colonists exterminate them.
The principle of epistemic modesty does not imply that people in high places know what they’re doing; quite the contrary.