Everything – Page 100 – A book of aphorisms
Apr 032018

Successful pedagogy requires the right students; successful governance, the right populace.

Apr 022018

No one wants more common sense: most think they have a full measure; a few that they have a finer, uncommon sense to make up for its lack.

Mar 302018

The modern tragedy is that the procedures that revolutionized science happen to be disastrous when applied anywhere else.

Mar 292018

The twin tragedies of pedagogy: talent without application, and application without talent.

Mar 282018

The cure for any political ideology is to live under it for a while.

Mar 272018

There is nothing too profound for the right interpreter to grind into banality.

Mar 262018

It is because we always begin with the conclusion that we ever get anywhere.

Mar 232018

It is possible to change your mind, when old, only if you have previously acquired the habit.

Mar 222018

A proper cultural revolution requires a proper culture to revolt against.

Mar 212018

Many books are good for no one, but no books are good for everyone.