The more plausible the heresy, the more rigorously it must be suppressed.
Law of Scientific Consensus: A consensus will form on the hypothesis most likely to confer funding and employment. This hypothesis will always be termed “scientific” and may well be true.
Pedantry is the soul of midwit.
To fend for oneself in a high civilization demands a certain cognitive minimum; when too many lack it the civilization lowers itself to meet them, and the process is hastened by letting them vote.
Beauty has no history, and every history of art is only a history of taste.
A political slogan on a corporation’s website is an act of mischief; in a shopkeeper’s window it is a plea to be spared.
There is no problem high intelligence causes that higher intelligence can’t fix.
The similarity in an analogy is the meat; the difference is the sauce.
We remember only the errors we pay for.
Between most men and lunacy stands only the necessity of earning a living.