Nothing is more depressing than an unceasing barrage of uplift.
Fiction: imaginary people, real problems. Sports: imaginary problems, real people.
The more you believe in the moral worth of your cause, the more willing you are to commit dubious deeds in its behalf; and perfect righteousness implies complete fluidity.
The market may not be smarter than everyone — just everyone I know.
Blessed are the literal, exasperating yet indispensable.
Only the perfect bore never bores himself.
We can be sure, when we are told that all interpretation is biased, that an egregiously biased interpretation will shortly follow.
Today’s atrocities are committed for Equality and Justice; tomorrow’s will be committed for Love.
A sudden influx into a profession or discipline signals either its robust health or its terminal illness.
Sometimes the contagion is the thing, sometimes its expression: mirth and yawning are contagious, laughter and boredom are not.