Better that X guilty men go free than one innocent man be convicted. Solve for X.
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.
You can’t be a polymath without the math.
Every effort to know your own mind changes it, sometimes beyond recognition.
Doubt of the obvious engenders belief in the impossible.
Mental effort dwarfs all other costs.
The facts never speak for themselves.
Ingenuity is fatal in philosophers.
To make a reputation as a deep thinker, settle on a single half-truth early, and spend the rest of your life flogging it.
The last heresy is orthodoxy.
The less a discipline resembles mathematics, the less likely a clever theory is to be true.