Mar 212018
 

Many books are good for no one, but no books are good for everyone.

Mar 192018
 

If you want to be cruel, learn to be polite.

Mar 162018
 

There are beliefs that are useful to hold, and beliefs that are useful to advertise, which have almost nothing in common.

Mar 142018
 

Nihilism, n.   The belief that your beliefs are nonsense.

Mar 132018
 

Artistic temperament without artistic talent is the last great infectious plague.

Mar 122018
 

Clever may not be wise but it’s a start.

Mar 092018
 

It is almost no time at all between not being permitted to dissent and not being permitted to abstain.

Mar 082018
 

The slavish conformist is readily identified by his outsized pride in his independent mind.