To gauge opinion, check bond prices.
Polytheism is pre-scientific: monotheism is anti-scientific.
We all want to be happy, just not at the expense of the qualities that make us unhappy.
Now that the symptoms of genius have been thoroughly advertised, one sees a great deal more of the symptoms.
Some men, like Balzac’s Goriot, are made of money, and when it ends so do they.
What is not indexed may as well not exist.
Small men flee from a generalization like small animals from a sudden noise — it might not mean danger, but why take a chance?
Print overawes the illiterate just as machinery overawes the savage.
Nothing so distresses the disciple as the master changing his mind.
Spouses never quite forgive each other their existence before they met.