It is the rare philosopher who notices how well most of the world gets on without philosophy.
The very worst people are never much interested in money.
The admission that irreparably damages the argument is introduced, by convention, with “of course”.
That truth is stranger than fiction ought to embarrass novelists considerably.
Great general causes, in history, are the tinder: chance is the match.
Arguable, adj. What one is unwilling to argue about.
The hedgehog, who knows one big thing, has many disciples, and the fox, who knows many things, has none.
Why is experience the best teacher? Because we only really listen to ourselves.
The best designs have no designer.
That knowledge is power, as if awareness conferred immunity, is among the oddest of the modern superstitions.