Everything – Page 30 – A book of aphorisms
Dec 222021
 

More of a bad thing is always worse, and often so is more of a good thing.

Dec 212021
 

A large reputation, like an impetus in a vacuum, can, in the absence of a countervailing force, be coasted on forever.

Dec 172021
 

We complain to the gods that they don’t exist.

Dec 162021
 

Privacy was ephemeral, almost accidental, springing up here and there in that fleeting century between poverty and universal surveillance.

Dec 102021
 

One ought to be exercised about injustice for the bad, but not inordinately.

Dec 092021
 

A man can be confined to an institution, from which he is often released after a term; or turned into one, which is always for life.