Nov 062012
 

Fiction is like sugar — healthful when scarce, toxic in the great gobs in which we actually ingest it.

Nov 052012
 

The practicing capitalist is a capitalist; the practicing anarchist is a terrorist; the practicing socialist is a thief.

Oct 312012
 

One’s writing should be as clear as the subject allows, but no clearer.

Oct 292012
 

Money doesn’t solve problems, it dissolves them.

Oct 262012
 

The self-justifying utterances of murderers, thieves, cowards, blowhards, and madmen all enter the quote books under Shakespeare.

Oct 252012
 

Jobs are like jail, except with time added for good behavior.

Oct 242012
 

Our descendants will regard us for hanging men as we regard our ancestors for hanging dogs.