The heartfelt periodic resolutions to give up a vice are no small part of its enjoyment.
The wish is occasionally the father of the thought, but more often the midwife.
The one indispensable element in starting a business is gross overconfidence.
Money makes all things possible, such as not caring about money.
Don’t worry about the facts. You can always find the ones you need.
Ideas need not stand continuous duty, like sentries; you can abandon one without another fresh and ready to take its place.
Populism is the theory that your inferiors should have a say, and authoritarianism is the theory that it should be at your expense.
It is difficult, when you are poor and obscure, to persuade anyone of your indifference to wealth and fame.
Where books are burned, they are taken seriously.
If you must write for an audience, why not the one you want to have?