Aphorism is less a matter of finding wisdom than losing patience.
A moment arrives when it becomes less trouble to perform the task than continue to put it off, and work begins.
Excellent manners always have a touch of menace.
If you want to talk sense, talk shop.
Paying authors by the word is like paying programmers by the line.
One becomes fit for company by learning to do without it.
The cheerful impose on the cheerless at least as much as the other way around.
What is immoral should be illegal, and what is legal is not immoral — the bookends on the shelf of vulgar errors in political philosophy.
All authors suspect, while they have no readers, that they are worthless. Then they acquire a few, and become convinced.
If one person can destroy your business, you may as well have a job.