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.
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.