All authors suspect, while they have no readers, that they are worthless. Then they acquire a few, and become convinced.
If one person can destroy your business, you may as well have a job.
The parsimonious explanation for why you feel like a fraud is that you are one.
Perspective, n. In argument: A diversionary tactic.
The nodes do not intend the network.
We argue in bad faith because we have forgotten what convinced us or are embarrassed by it.
Our feelings may not be sincere, but our feelings about our feelings always are.
We never find ourselves explaining that we don’t care about the opinions of others to the others whose opinions we don’t care about.
A solitary aphorism can be perfect; a collection of them can only be intolerable.
Intellectuals place a great premium on intelligence, to draw attention from the fact that they are, as a class, quite thick.