Everything – Page 3 – A book of aphorisms
Dec 142023

The audience demands that you write not only for them but with them and about them — that you see with their eyes, only better.

Dec 122023

One is rarely asked to lie but often forced to.

Dec 072023

A calculating, self-seeking morality will never animate the mass of men: prudence makes no martyrs.

Dec 052023

Voters who go mad in national elections often recover their sanity in local ones.

Dec 042023

Every city, regardless of its provisions for the poor, has always featured importunate public begging.