Sep 112018
 

The less use the profession, the more prizes it gives itself; perfect uselessness being, as we observe in Hollywood, a continuous awards ceremony.

Sep 052018
 

There are some things, like thyself, that you’re better off not knowing.

Sep 042018
 

First we learn to stand and talk, and then we are taught to sit down and shut up.

Sep 032018
 

The Two Laws of Pop Economics

1. What looks public-spirited is, in fact, greedy.
2. What looks greedy is, in fact, public-spirited.

Aug 312018
 

Intimacy is to know someone well enough to hate him.

Aug 302018
 

When you hear a proposed law or policy described as “common sense,” run for your life. Common sense doesn’t scale.

Aug 292018
 

It is better to put off a task, and be thought incompetent, than complete it, and remove all doubt.