May 132013

We all want to be happy, just not at the expense of the qualities that make us unhappy.

May 102013

Now that the symptoms of genius have been thoroughly advertised, one sees a great deal more of the symptoms.

May 092013

Some men, like Balzac’s Goriot, are made of money, and when it ends so do they.

May 072013

Small men flee from a generalization like small animals from a sudden noise — it might not mean danger, but why take a chance?

May 062013

Print overawes the illiterate just as machinery overawes the savage.

May 032013

Nothing so distresses the disciple as the master changing his mind.

May 022013

Spouses never quite forgive each other their existence before they met.