Everything – Page 262 – A book of aphorisms
Dec 302013
 

Spend enough time mastering a complex system of ideas and you end up believing it.

Dec 272013
 

If you must choose, better to Joycify than Wallacize.

Dec 262013
 

Common sense means you don’t know the heuristic.

Dec 252013
 

Constant surveillance is the vocation of the police and the avocation of everyone else.

Dec 242013
 

To change your mind it does not suffice to change your opinion.

Dec 232013
 

It is not unusual to despise a thinker explicitly and remain completely in his thrall.

Dec 202013
 

Too much plot shows too little respect for one’s audience, and too little shows too much.

Dec 182013
 

A man will often marry a woman when he has grown tired of courting her.

Dec 172013
 

Eventually one wearies of strangling the last king with the guts of the last priest.