Social justice is to justice what social science is to science.
Intolerance, n. Insufficient deference to received opinion.
Things are so much as they seem that good-looking people really are more virtuous.
Good artists steal, great artists are stolen from.
conspiracy : party :: cult : church
We glimpse ourselves only when we gaze at something else.
Public schooling profits only that narrow band of students, neither clever nor dim, from which all future public schoolteachers will be drawn.
State terror denotes resistance: eventually it can be dispensed with.
The rulers, the ruled, and the theoreticians of rule alike always interest themselves more in who shall rule than how.
We say of posthumously venerated figures that they waited generations or centuries to receive their due. It does not occur to us that they may have deserved their earlier neglect, and that it is we who have been taken in.