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.