Nov 282019
 

It is more common to talk well than to listen well, and to write well than to read well.

Nov 272019
 

We have been taught to find ourselves, to lose ourselves, to love ourselves, respect ourselves, forgive ourselves: only our selves are lacking.

Nov 262019
 

When you destroy a large tribe you produce a lot of smaller ones.

Nov 252019
 

People will swallow just about any story. Only when it’s not a story do we refuse to swallow it.

Nov 222019
 

It is to what we now call manic phases that we owe a great part of the imperishable works of human civilization.

Nov 212019
 

It is a mild defect of computers that they imitate humans imperfectly, and a grave defect of humans that they cannot imitate computers at all.

Nov 202019
 

The cure for being in thrall to one bad idea, the reasonable moderate constantly assures us, is to be in thrall to several.

Nov 192019
 

The nostalgia is not for poverty but for the social bonds that poverty demands and cements.

Nov 182019
 

It would not be possible for school to make us as stupid as it does without our native gifts.

Nov 152019
 

The capitalists will sell the communists the rope with which they will jointly hang the remaining holdouts against our glorious corpo-progressive future.