With his philanthropy the tycoon assuages his guilt for the good he has done with his business.
The most attractive characteristic of the city dweller is his incuriosity about the neighbors.
So many selves, so little to express.
Checks and balances and the separation of powers, the supposed bedrock principles of American government, contradict each other directly.
Photographs do not steal your soul, only your memories.
How quickly we recover from being stunned into silence.
It’s a dog-eat-dog world, unless the dogs happen to belong to the same professional guild.
Knowledge is to have a hammer; wisdom is to recognize what’s not a nail.
That the many knowledgeable and intelligent people who disagree with you are deluded is the most common delusion of all.
For himself a man will go only so far. To stop at nothing, discard every scruple, he must be convinced that he will make a better world.