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You never find people endeavoring to convince you that you may live very happily upon a plentiful fortune.
–Johnson

Mar 252021
 

Capitalism has been the only loyal friend of the unfit; no wonder they hate it so.

Mar 222021
 

To destroy a man’s property is to nullify that part of his life devoted to its creation or acquisition. It is to kill him, insensibly and by degrees.

Jan 082021
 

Justification is a kind of subsidy, and produces, like all subsidies, more of what is being subsidized.

Dec 022020
 

A polity achieves decadence when the companies that help you make money make less money than the companies that help you spend it.

Sep 162020
 

An unexpected consequence of social media has been to make public begging respectable.