Nonsense demands fluency, of which the lack confers a certain immunity.
It is often alleged of policies that they are employed in the interest of Social Darwinism; one doubts it, but if they are, they have manifestly failed.
A miserable fate, to be the voice of one’s generation, that I shall fortunately not suffer.
It is the moral equivalent of war, not war, that is the health of the state. Actual war is too messy and dangerous.
Visconti’s The Leopard is to movies what the first Velvet Underground record is to music: almost no one sat through it, but everyone who did became a director.
The idiocy of the press is limited only by the number of favorable reviews it gives your book.
Stage plays, no matter how well done, always remain faintly ridiculous.
The management consultant, equal parts lawyer, courtier, and scapegoat, unites in himself the fees, and opprobrium, that accrue to each.
A cause to die for attracts the man with little to live for.
Where scarcity does not exist, it is invented.