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.