Everything – Page 290 – A book of aphorisms
Dec 032012

Never before have so many spent so much time in school to so little purpose.

Nov 302012

Those who believe that what you cannot quantify does not exist also believe that what you can quantify, does.

Nov 292012

An above-average capacity for boredom is optimal; a superior one is disastrous.

Nov 272012

Asking a native to recommend a translation is like asking a local to recommend a hotel.

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.