Aug 222018
 

Depth is the desire not to be judged on the surface.

Aug 212018
 

A civilized man will sometimes go native; but a native, except under extraordinary duress, will never go civilized.

Aug 202018
 

The philosopher, who needs to remember what he knows, forgets; and the historian, who needs to forget, remembers.

Aug 172018
 

The law forbids rich and poor alike to sleep under bridges, and this, precisely, is the source of its majesty.

Aug 162018
 

Secret police at all times and places have been delighted by the size and enthusiasm of their volunteer auxiliaries.

Aug 152018
 

There are two reasons to be optimistic about children: parents don’t affect them much, and neither does school.

Aug 142018
 

Tenure would be an ideal system for the protection of heretical ideas if it were ever given to a person who might express one.

Aug 132018
 

The phone completes your sentences and soon it will complete your thoughts.

Aug 102018
 

Ideologies overtly hostile to civilization are among its less fortunate byproducts.

Aug 092018
 

There are people who say a lot of true things, and people who say a lot of insightful things, but not the same people.