Working – Everything

Working

Business is more agreeable than pleasure; it interests the whole mind more continuously, and more deeply.
—Bagehot

Dec 142022
 

You start to think there’s nothing to acting, and then you watch models try to do it.

Dec 092022
 

The Luddites smashed the looms, as we will smash the robots, less to keep their jobs than to protest the idea that they were mere machines, and mere machines could replace them.

Dec 082022
 

Policy has most of the force of law and none of the inconvenience. Once assured that it is a policy, people will put up with nearly anything.

Nov 022022
 

Tenure, like many privileges, is granted on the implied condition that it never be exercised.

Oct 172022
 

“Mind-work” is generally more mindless than “hand-work”, and the conceit of the clerks only underlines the fact.

Sep 162022
 

Every business is disposable. Every businessman understands this and almost no one else does.

Sep 012022
 

One must admire psychiatry’s enterprising spirit: not content with lobotomy, electroshock, hydrotherapy, and tranquilization, it has pressed boldly forward to gender reassignment surgery on confused adolescents.

Aug 102022
 

Multitasking is easy; the great trick is to do only one thing at a time.