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.

Sep 282017
 

It is easy to mistake the destruction of one’s world-view for the destruction of the world.

Sep 272017
 

Not so long ago people were enslaved by other than comfort, choice, and convenience.

Sep 262017
 

To become a god, first stay out of sight.

Sep 252017
 

Actual tyrannies require courage to oppose.

Sep 222017
 

It would have occurred to approximately no one in history to ask if what he was doing made him happy.

Sep 212017
 

Influential books usually have a few readers, who usually have a great many.