Mar 042013
 

It is a peculiar hell, this world in which everyone is always ready for his close-up.

Mar 012013
 

Science progresses by funeral, engineering by disaster.

Feb 272013
 

The great problem in political science is how to persuade the people to elect a government of which the theorist approves.

Feb 262013
 

Defang a book by putting it on the syllabus, a painting by putting it in a museum, and a radical by putting him in the ministry.

Feb 252013
 

We are more like our contemporaries than we imagine, and less like our ancestors.

Feb 222013
 

Expertise makes one peremptory, but peremptoriness does not make one expert.

Feb 212013
 

The wise are all alike, but every fool is foolish in his own way.

Feb 202013
 

If it has never crossed your mind that you might be stupid, you are.