Great innovations appear made by many simultaneously, because we consign to obscurity anyone more than a week or two ahead of his time.
Your counterexample is my special circumstance in which the stipulated conditions do not obtain.
The medieval church had a juster claim as guardian of the life of the mind than the contemporary university.
To be trusted will make most men honest.
Classroom, n. A factory that turns imperishable works of the human spirit into assignments.
The only hope for truly execrable prose is to call it poetry and break the lines in odd places.
We speak of death, yet dying is all we know.
A love of mankind is always unrequited.
We are constantly warned against sunk cost, yet sunk belief is so much more expensive.
As unfair inherited advantages go, brains beat hell out of money.