Oct 282016

It is difficult, when you are poor and obscure, to persuade anyone of your indifference to wealth and fame.

Oct 262016

If you must write for an audience, why not the one you want to have?

Oct 252016

We wonder at the man who gives his life to the group, forgetting that the group also gives its life to him.

Oct 242016

A few have learned to suppress their dismay that the world does not regard them quite as they regard themselves, and this we call modesty.

Oct 202016

The lottery ticket is cheap, it’s the hope that’s expensive.

Oct 192016

The relative demand for truth and opinion closely approximates the relative supply.

Oct 182016

Literary talent consists largely in pronouncing sonorous absurdities with absolute conviction.

Oct 172016

The government can be a great deal worse than the populace, but no better.