The shortest way to make a million dollars is to start with a hundred million; and so it is with education.
All disputes over process are in fact over policy.
To discover the most appalling ignorance of science one need only canvass its most vociferous defenders.
Cynics don’t write. To print one’s words, expecting others to heed or even read them, is an act of preposterous faith in human nature.
The cure for whoring after the new is to learn how old it is.
We say that we don’t understand, not humbly, but petulantly, to fault the speaker for pretension, or obscurity, or knowledge of the subject.
The world has so many bad artists and so few good garbagemen.
It is odd that there is so much talk of genius, when geniuses deny that it exists, and the rest of us wouldn’t know.
Free thinking, and worth every penny.
There are abusers of art, as there are abusers of alcohol, for much the same reasons, and with much the same effects.