Everything – Page 40 – A book of aphorisms
Nov 202020
 

Every new law represents a new opportunity to report our neighbors anonymously to the authorities.

Nov 182020
 

Sex was a lot better in the movies when they weren’t allowed to show it.

Nov 172020
 

We try to convince ourselves that villains are unhappy: it should be enough to know that they are bad.

Nov 122020
 

A few facts about an artist’s life can, if you’re not careful, spoil his work for good.

Nov 102020
 

Friends accumulate, like unmatched socks; enemies are chosen advisedly.

Nov 092020
 

The great trick of governance, as yet imperfectly mastered, is to loot without having to fight.