Feb 202020

The sum of human knowledge spread before you like a banquet, free, at the touch of a screen, and with everything to choose from, you attend to — each other.

Feb 192020

Everybody complains about getting older, but nobody does anything about it.

Feb 182020

If you have become what you used to hate, you didn’t hate it all that much in the first place.

Feb 172020

Sentence first — verdict afterwards — reasons last of all.

Feb 142020

One may judge the esteem in which informants are held by comparing whistle-blower, on the one hand, with rat, nark, squealer, tattle-tale, stool-pigeon, fink, canary, and snitch, on the other.

Feb 132020

Witch-hunts work especially well among people who are too sophisticated to believe in witches.

Feb 122020

The best way to die is all at once.

Feb 112020

Declaring victory in an argument is the infallible sign that you have lost.

Feb 102020

People used to say, not long ago, that they didn’t want to be labeled. It seems so quaint.