There are some things, like thyself, that you’re better off not knowing.
First we learn to stand and talk, and then we are taught to sit down and shut up.
The Two Laws of Pop Economics
1. What looks public-spirited is, in fact, greedy.
2. What looks greedy is, in fact, public-spirited.
Intimacy is to know someone well enough to hate him.
When you hear a proposed law or policy described as “common sense,” run for your life. Common sense doesn’t scale.
It is better to put off a task, and be thought incompetent, than complete it, and remove all doubt.
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.
To rebut the charge of being a weenie is to be a weenie.
Never write a bad review until the book has received too many good ones.
I support Don’t ask, don’t tell, but for all of human intercourse.