Science progresses by funeral, culture by massacre, engineering by disaster.
Business is more agreeable than pleasure; it interests the whole mind more continuously, and more deeply.
Expertise makes one peremptory, but peremptoriness does not make one expert.
Bad art leads to bad restaurant service.
The glass ceiling may be trompe l’oeil.
Ask if you do your job well, but first ask if it ought to be done at all.
Indolence wears many subtle disguises; sometimes it appears as fastidious disgust for the second-rate.
Design is the residue of luck.
Jobs are like jail, except with time added for good behavior.
It is impossible to cultivate talent without persistence, but common to persist without talent.
The impeccably credentialed are always loyal to the reigning order.