Oct 042019

There is dumb happiness, as well as dumb misery, and one ought to aim, not at more of the former or less of the latter, but at a better class of both.

Oct 032019

Clever lies are as common as clever truths are rare.

Oct 012019

It’s not usually the truth that’s being shoved down your throat.

Sep 302019

“We” means neither me nor thee.

Sep 272019

History is lenient with the vicious and powerful victims of tyrants still more vicious and powerful.

Sep 262019

It isn’t tolerance unless you disapprove.

Sep 252019

It is less important, now, to have something to say than someone to listen.

Sep 242019

Ignorance, cultivated with sufficient rigor, is bliss.