Everything – Page 2 – A book of aphorisms
Mar 302021
 

Fools come in two kinds: the Barren, whom nothing reminds of anything; and the Promiscuous, whom anything reminds of everything.

Mar 262021
 

The keyboard warrior is sure that, in 1930s Germany, he would have fought for the resistance and not the Party, as the believer in reincarnation is sure that, in a past life in ancient Rome, she was the emperor’s favorite concubine.

Mar 252021
 

Capitalism has been the only loyal friend of the unfit; no wonder they hate it so.

Mar 242021
 

The more features a product acquires, the worse it becomes at what it was originally designed to do.

Mar 232021
 

Every voter-registration campaign produces a less competent electorate; indeed, that is its aim.

Mar 222021
 

To destroy a man’s property is to nullify that part of his life devoted to its creation or acquisition. It is to kill him, insensibly and by degrees.

Mar 192021
 

Fame is wasted on the famous.

Mar 182021
 

There would be less loose talk if the messenger were shot more often.

Mar 172021
 

Unrequited love drives men to suicide, and unrequited hate drives them to murder.