Feb 242017
 

Every feasible technology will be used, and every admitted principle will be exploited.

Feb 222017
 

Collegiality is implacably hostile to independence of mind, and it can be avoided only by not having colleagues.

Feb 212017
 

Relativism, n.  The belief that all things are relative, though some are more relative than others.

Feb 202017
 

You are an ideologue if your views can be inferred from your vocabulary.

Feb 172017
 

Writers can write nonsense without ill effect. It is when readers put up with, then expect, and finally demand it that civilization ends.

Feb 162017
 

Elite political opinion is influential because it is believed to be. When the belief disappears, so does the influence.

Feb 152017
 

You can have nice things, or you can let everybody use them.

Feb 142017
 

Knowing that we are not well, we hastily conclude that we are ill.

Feb 132017
 

To lose one’s money folly used to be enough; today it also requires ambition.