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.