The world has always fought over ideas, whose truth is at best a minor strategic advantage.
Operations of thought are like cavalry charges in a battle — they are strictly limited in number, require fresh horses, and must only be made at decisive moments.
One does not defeat nonsense by refuting it.
You never see into what you see through.
There’s no point in having opinions unless at least a few of them are indefensible.
There is almost nothing that being prefaced with “social” cannot spoil.
The Fundamental Law of Fashion states that what becomes popular must be abandoned: thus the government and press must be trusted, now that everyone distrusts them.
Don’t ask which of your beliefs are wrong. Ask which are pointless.
Certainty, n. The desperate expedient to which we are driven by the necessity to act.
The world is run by smart people’s ideas, in stupid people’s versions.
If you think, you might not act, and if you don’t act, how can you be an activist?