Sep 072016
 

With his philanthropy the tycoon assuages his guilt for the good he has done with his business.

Sep 062016
 

The most attractive characteristic of the city dweller is his incuriosity about the neighbors.

Sep 052016
 

So many selves, so little to express.

Sep 022016
 

Checks and balances and the separation of powers, the supposed bedrock principles of American government, contradict each other directly.

Sep 012016
 

Photographs do not steal your soul, only your memories.

Aug 312016
 

How quickly we recover from being stunned into silence.

Aug 302016
 

It’s a dog-eat-dog world, unless the dogs happen to belong to the same professional guild.

Aug 292016
 

Knowledge is to have a hammer; wisdom is to recognize what’s not a nail.

Aug 242016
 

That the many knowledgeable and intelligent people who disagree with you are deluded is the most common delusion of all.

Aug 232016
 

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.