If A does X, and you ignore it, and B does X, and you condemn it, one may infer that you have more interest in A and B than in 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.
Social justice is to justice what social science is to science.
Any man who masters the practice of a discipline will be told that he does not understand its theory.
Think locally, act locally.
I am reasoned with.
You are persuaded.
He is manipulated.
Wisdom, to be distilled, must be acquired.
There are people who say a lot of true things, and people who say a lot of insightful things, but not the same people.
Humans are so ill-equipped to think about conspiracies that they infect and derange our thinking in the few areas in which we are usually competent.
Relativism is less a philosophy than an excuse.
Language is viscous, it resists: one thinks in words as one swims in water.