Everything – Page 270 – A book of aphorisms
Nov 222012

The provocateur is the most fortunate of men: he receives all credit for his wisdom and no blame for his folly.

Nov 212012

It speaks well for money that people say it can’t buy everything.

Nov 202012

Ask if you do your job well, but first ask if it ought to be done at all.

Nov 192012

All agree that memory is fugitive, but few draw the necessary conclusion about identity.

Nov 162012

Indolence wears many subtle disguises; sometimes it appears as fastidious disgust for the second-rate.

Nov 152012

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” would be a more telling argument if everything were not, in fact, broke.

Nov 142012

Arguments from authority are rarely made by authorities.

Nov 132012

Sometimes one lies to avoid the appearance of lying.

Nov 122012

Beneath our surface of deceit and pretense lies a core of pretense and deceit.