We laugh at novels in which the weather tracks the moods of the characters, yet our own moods mostly track the weather.
Everyone is vain about his choice of what not to be vain about.
The most grievous insult is the affected modesty of the truly accomplished.
Code is poetry, which says nothing about code, but poetry is also code, which says a lot about poetry.
Computers will never be intelligent because humans define intelligence as whatever they do better than computers.
Do what you love, provided it is useful and remunerative. Otherwise do something else.
The honeymoon ends with the first sigh.
Only intellectuals confuse what they know with what they can articulate.
An excellent book could be written consisting entirely of synopses of books that ought to be written.
There is a level of fame where it is no longer necessary to be interesting, and a higher level where it is no longer possible.