Erring – Everything

Erring

Error is boundless.
Nor hope nor doubt,
Though both be groundless,
Will average out.
—Cunningham

Dec 292020
 

To treat such doctrines as pacifism and communism as errors is itself an error. One does not argue with pipe dreams, or refute impossibilities.

Dec 242020
 

We need not search for facts that confirm our opinions: all facts confirm our opinions.

Dec 042020
 

Once in a while evil triumphs because good men do nothing, but usually because they meddle in what is none of their damn business.

Nov 042020
 

If one predicts disaster, it is difficult not to be disappointed when it fails to materialize.

Oct 282020
 

There is an especially stubborn class of imbeciles, whose good grades and fluid prose induce them to regard the idea that they could be imbeciles as self-evidently absurd.