May 092016

Occam’s Razor doesn’t mean what’s simplest must be true;
It means that we are stupid and it’s the best that we can do.

May 062016

Write what you know that’s not yourself.

May 052016

An accurate thinker is right: a fertile one is interesting when wrong.

May 042016

If you were immortal, how would you know?

May 032016

To make a new mistake is no small thing.

May 022016

To be happy, avoid whatever makes you unhappy: to sculpt a lion, carve away whatever doesn’t look like a lion.

Apr 292016

You can talk people into art, but you can’t talk them out of it.

Apr 282016

A civilized man need not know a little about everything, but he must know a lot about something.

Apr 272016

Never call someone a pseudo-intellectual unless you are sure that you would recognize a real one.

Apr 262016

I often need to hear what I say to know what I think.