Jun 192013
 

The less you are contradicted, the stupider you become. The more powerful you become, the less you are contradicted.

Jun 142013
 

Primitives and children often have crude taste, but only civilized adults have bad taste.

Jun 132013
 

The greater good is evil: the larger truth is a lie.

Jun 122013
 

The past, like a mirror, is best gazed into from a middle distance; you can see nothing close up or far away.

Jun 102013
 

When a woman tells a man she’s married, she means she doesn’t want to sleep with him; when a man tells a woman he’s married, he means he’s heterosexual.

Jun 072013
 

One idea suffices — for a book, for an essay, for an aphorism.

Jun 062013
 

We praise in others what we wish to have noticed in ourselves.