Everything – Page 10 – A book of aphorisms
Jan 202023

The knottiest problem in contemporary etiquette is what to say about your friend’s bad art.

Jan 172023

Nothing bores in on a man like his own uselessness, and no job title, salary, praise or prestige will permit him to hide it from himself.

Jan 122023

With so much bad writing about, it shows a deplorable lack of public spirit that so few will do their own small part to end it.

Jan 112023

Science began to decline when we began to debate whether some particular bit of knowledge merited the term.

Jan 102023

“Have a nice day”, by convention, always closes an effort to spoil it.

Jan 092023

Americans don’t read for pleasure; the books we are assigned in high school see to that.