Feb 102017

Great innovations appear made by many simultaneously, because we consign to obscurity anyone more than a week or two ahead of his time.

Feb 092017

Your counterexample is my special circumstance in which the stipulated conditions do not obtain.

Feb 082017

The medieval church had a juster claim as guardian of the life of the mind than the contemporary university.

Feb 062017

Classroom, n. A factory that turns imperishable works of the human spirit into assignments.

Feb 032017

The only hope for truly execrable prose is to call it poetry and break the lines in odd places.

Feb 022017

We speak of death, yet dying is all we know.

Jan 312017

We are constantly warned against sunk cost, yet sunk belief is so much more expensive.

Jan 302017

As unfair inherited advantages go, brains beat hell out of money.