Everything – Page 4 – A book of aphorisms
Nov 302023
 

Who does not publicly acknowledge his errors soon forgets that he made them.

Nov 292023
 

Official corruption is always friction where the regime is honest, and usually lubrication where it’s not.

Nov 282023
 

Many places are nice to live, but you wouldn’t want to visit there.

Nov 272023
 

A hunger for novelty begets a tolerance for shoddiness: the new toy, though broken, will shortly be replaced.

Nov 232023
 

To be a danger to oneself is a contradiction, for ethical hedonists, or a tautology, for everyone else.

Nov 212023
 

To do what one does not approve is weakness; to do what one pretends to approve is servility.