Declaring victory in an argument is the infallible sign that you have lost.
You cannot have a contemporary prison without contemporary furniture.
Anti-Semitism is marvelously economical; you can hate communism, globalism, the academy, television, international finance, journalism, and Hollywood, all at the same time.
There are no atheists in casinos.
To silence a disciple, steer him to a subject on which his master has not opined.
The Efficient Action Hypothesis: If it were worth doing, someone would have done it already.
If hope lay in the proles, there would be no hope, but it lies in the intellectuals, and there is no hope.
The two worst generations are the next one and the last one, in that order.
Suicide will never be common; it requires imagination.
The realistic, democratic, and inclusive standard for beauty is ugliness.
If it weren’t for politics, I would have to refuse more invitations.