A decadent civilization makes lists.
Inspiration only dramatizes thought for those who cannot think. Physical laws do not come from falling apples, or poems from opium dreams.
What makes a fool? The gap between what he knows and what he thinks he knows — in short, opinions.
Free speech means, more technically, that the value of any given utterance asymptotically approaches zero.
Liars love to be lied to: indeed they insist on it.
Civilizations expire, unnoticed, in a rabble of compilers, curators, connoisseurs, encyclopedists, mashers-up, aficionados.
Any idiot can have a good idea; it takes a genius to recognize one.
Nobody writes for the love of it. At best you write because it is less painful than not writing.
Worship of youth ends in contempt for age.
People who back their wheelchairs into you never apologize. Such is the insouciance of the officially oppressed.