We all come into this world with our little egos equipped with individual horns. If we don’t blow them, who will?

May 312016

The illogical are convinced that they are imaginative, and the unimaginative that they are logical.

Jan 282016

American exceptionalism: The belief that everywhere should be exactly like America, but not just yet.

Dec 072015

Intellectuals place a great premium on intelligence, to draw attention from the fact that they are, as a class, quite thick.

Nov 162015

The best time to mention your high IQ is while explaining how IQ measures nothing important.

Nov 092015

We say that we know a man when we catch a glimpse, in him, of ourselves.

Nov 052015

Few who profess to ignore what others think extend the policy to praise: they fast by gorging on dessert.

Oct 282015

Therapy encourages the patient to think and talk about himself — which is what induced him to seek therapy.

Oct 132015

We say that we don’t understand, not humbly, but petulantly, to fault the speaker for pretension, or obscurity, or knowledge of the subject.

Oct 052015

Sometimes we laugh because it’s funny, sometimes to be polite or to be rude; but usually to show that we understand the joke.