Everything – Page 30 – A book of aphorisms
Aug 102021
 

Identity is partly inherited, and partly chosen, and not at all declared.

Aug 092021
 

Our ancestors attributed to the gods the vicissitudes of the weather, and we attribute to the President the vicissitudes of the stock market.

Aug 062021
 

We are to the immense wealth that swaddles us and the conditions that produced it as a fish to water — scarcely aware of it and shortly dead without it.

Aug 052021
 

Technology makes all our dreams come true, nightmares included.

Aug 042021
 

A country can vote itself into a lot more trouble than it can vote itself out of.

Jul 302021
 

To live is to close one’s options.