We can almost forgive the genius for being sane, but not for being happy.
We despise capitalism, democracy, and technology not for giving us what we want, but for showing us what we want.
Pedantry begins as a parasite on fastidiousness, and eventually destroys its host.
Sometimes we encounter ideas that cannot be reconciled with what we already believe, and these we call untrue.
What have you unlearned today?
What is most original is least influential, for we are influenced only by what we can assimilate.
It is because we regard conforming opinions as virtue that we treat deviant ones as vice.
If you believe the reviewers when they call you a genius, you will believe them when they call you a fool.
For most of history it was prohibited for the mass of men to express themselves: then, briefly, it was permitted: now it is required.
What you don’t know you can’t leave out.