Sep 202018
 

Modern democracy has nearly perfected itself; that the people can still occasionally make their wishes known remains its one flaw.

Sep 192018
 

Acquired taste, n.   An inclination sometimes inborn, sometimes affected, and always snobbish.

Sep 182018
 

The supreme accolade for a writer is to have his work attributed to Anonymous.

Sep 132018
 

The people who believe in Whig history have never read a page of it.

Sep 122018
 

Stores used to play music to please the customers; they play it now to please the staff.

Sep 112018
 

The less use the profession, the more prizes it gives itself; perfect uselessness being, as we observe in Hollywood, a continuous awards ceremony.