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

Mar 012013

Science progresses by funeral, culture by massacre, engineering by disaster.

Feb 222013

Expertise makes one peremptory, but peremptoriness does not make one expert.

Nov 202012

Ask if you do your job well, but first ask if it ought to be done at all.

Nov 162012

Indolence wears many subtle disguises; sometimes it appears as fastidious disgust for the second-rate.

Oct 252012

Jobs are like jail, except with time added for good behavior.

Oct 162012

It is impossible to cultivate talent without persistence, but common to persist without talent.

Oct 122012

The impeccably credentialed are always loyal to the reigning order.