The novice with only a hammer thinks everything looks like a nail. The expert sets about turning everything into a nail.
To do the world’s worst writing, imagine that a simple idea is complex, and then courageously refuse to simplify it.
A little learning is a dangerous thing, and a lot is more dangerous still.
Apes and dolphins, unlike humans, recognize themselves in a mirror.
Good government tends to be dull, and thus rarely preferred to bad.
Remorse is mostly for not getting away with it.
The progress-monger gorges on revolution, and dines on legislation
Hollywood’s raison d’être is the casting couch. The movies are only the means.
Few men are great, but all great men are men, and when I read of one I want to be told how he was great, not how he was a man.
Why the rumor persists is a better question than whether it is true.