Everything – Page 278 – A book of aphorisms
May 172013
 

Whatever the world’s greatest criminal mastermind is doing, it’s sure to be legal.

May 162013
 

To listen to people with talent, you might almost believe that there is no such thing.

May 132013
 

We all want to be happy, just not at the expense of the qualities that make us unhappy.

May 102013
 

Now that the symptoms of genius have been thoroughly advertised, one sees a great deal more of the symptoms.

May 092013
 

Some men, like Balzac’s Goriot, are made of money, and when it ends so do they.

May 072013
 

Small men flee from a generalization like small animals from a sudden noise — it might not mean danger, but why take a chance?

May 062013
 

Print overawes the illiterate just as machinery overawes the savage.