One World: No Exit.
Identity, that spectator of what he calls himself,
That net and aggregate of energies in transient combination.
The desire for uniformity, the unappeasable hostility to whatever is better than or merely different from oneself, has marched under many names: diversity is only the most recent.
We defeat ourselves not with scarcity but surfeit: too much food, too much data, too much leisure, and far, far too much art.
The most ardent patriots are not natives, and the most towering snobs are not aristocrats.
To be a citizen of the world is less, not more, than to be a European; and to be a European is less, not more, than to be an Italian, or a German, or a Greek.
Before you ask if a man practices what he preaches, ask if what he preaches is worth practicing.
Biology is upstream of everything.
More of a bad thing is always worse, and often so is more of a good thing.
“To thine own self be true” is not the advice of Shakespeare, or even Hamlet, but that old windbag Polonius.
Reliable Results in Psychology: A Complete List
1. The single best predictor of favorable outcomes in life is IQ.
2. Stereotypes are true.