Everything – A book of aphorisms
Jan 272023
 

If many hold one view, at no cost to themselves, and a few hold the contrary, at grievous expense, which carries more weight?

Jan 262023
 

School penalizes the student mildly for knowing less than the examiners, and harshly for knowing more.

Jan 252023
 

Whatever you have done, you are the sort of person who would do that.

Jan 242023
 

The hunger remains as keen as ever for doctrine, for dogma, and any doctrine or dogma will do.

Jan 232023
 

One can be ill-read on many books and well-read on a very few.

Jan 202023
 

The knottiest problem in contemporary etiquette is what to say about your friend’s bad art.

Jan 172023
 

Nothing bores in on a man like his own uselessness, and no job title, salary, praise or prestige will permit him to hide it from himself.