Aug 282018
 

If you must be the victim of a grotesque law or policy, be first, or photogenic, and it may pay you back in fame. The rest go unnoticed.

Aug 272018
 

To rebut the charge of being a weenie is to be a weenie.

Aug 242018
 

Never write a bad review until the book has received too many good ones.

Aug 232018
 

I support Don’t ask, don’t tell, but for all of human intercourse.

Aug 222018
 

Depth is the desire not to be judged on the surface.

Aug 212018
 

A civilized man will sometimes go native; but a native, except under extraordinary duress, will never go civilized.

Aug 202018
 

The philosopher, who needs to remember what he knows, forgets; and the historian, who needs to forget, remembers.

Aug 172018
 

The law forbids rich and poor alike to sleep under bridges, and this, precisely, is the source of its majesty.

Aug 162018
 

Secret police at all times and places have been delighted by the size and enthusiasm of their volunteer auxiliaries.

Aug 152018
 

There are two reasons to be optimistic about children: parents don’t affect them much, and neither does school.