The desire for respectability is the censor’s natural ally.
What you see is, at most, what you get.
Markets tend naturally toward monopoly in certain commodities, like diamonds, or ideas.
Once in a while evil triumphs because good men do nothing, but usually because they meddle in what is none of their damn business.
The omnipotent state regards not the individual, but the family, as its most dangerous enemy. The individual it can use; the family it can do nothing with.
A polity achieves decadence when the companies that help you make money make less money than the companies that help you spend it.
The habitual liar suffers most for his spasms of honesty.
The land of the blind has a blind god to whom the one-eyed man is sacrificed.
To set up as an arbiter of good taste is in the worst taste possible.
“Change my mind.” Good Lord, why?