Intelligence, n. The ability to make more elaborate errors, with more plausible justifications.
The danger of writing to a schedule is sloppy, repetitive, inflated work; the danger of not writing to a schedule is no work.
Merit is only achievement, and meritocracy only mandarinism.
Civilization is not a cure for barbarism; it is a respite from barbarism, to be enjoyed while it lasts.
It is astonishing what a lab coat will let you get away with.
We spend the first half of our lives accumulating possessions and the second half getting rid of them.
Accuracy is the last refuge of a liar.
When we wish to follow the man, we find the reasons.
Dissent requires the willingness to set aside a few evenings, dissidence the occasional weekend.
It is our former selves that we especially loathe.