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

Feb 052016

The hedgehog, who knows one big thing, has many disciples, and the fox, who knows many things, has none.

Nov 182015

The erroneous belief is the minor problem, the excessive conviction the major one.

Nov 062015

Y explains X, and Z explains Y, and do not inquire too deeply after Z.

Aug 262015

Continuous moral progress of the species is an idea so grotesquely flattering that it cannot possibly be true.

Jul 222015

To err is human; when our betters err, not to exult, divine.

Mar 312015

The one simple thing that will change your life is to stop believing that one simple thing will change your life.

Feb 102015

The right side of history — it is a marvel in its way. Five small words, yet is there a contemporary folly it neglects to embrace?