Sep 292014

Whether joy and suffering are regarded as immoral depends on which comes first.

Sep 262014

The expert liar rarely misstates a fact.

Sep 252014

To reduce the value of anything one need only try to sell it.

Sep 242014

Many historical figures supposed to be influential are chiefly so among the cataloguers of influence.

Sep 232014

People throughout history have died mostly of being in the way.

Sep 222014

The historical imagination is the recognition that then was someone else’s now.

Sep 192014

Most of the great art ever produced has been destroyed, forgotten, or unrecognized.

Sep 162014

Man oscillates continuously between wishing to remain exactly as he is and wishing to become something, anything else.