Oct 132017

We are apt to disagree with whatever does not provide an occasion to congratulate ourselves.

Oct 122017

To deify the state has a certain logic; for the state is compulsion and coercion, and these, too, are God’s usual means.

Oct 112017

The truth is sometimes plausible, the lie always is.

Oct 102017

Doing badly in school is your best chance to come through it unscathed.

Oct 092017

Every quirk a syndrome, every aversion an allergy, every fear a phobia.

Oct 052017

Behind every wise child are several foolish adults.

Oct 042017

Wives who could have married better tend to be lenient with their husbands; the vicious shrews are the ones who couldn’t have.

Oct 032017

After an act of intellectual malpractice so egregious that nothing can excuse it, there is only one thing to say: “My point still stands.”

Oct 022017

Men rally most readily for what can be immediately done and never undone — a rescue, say, or a lynching.