Jul 102018

We all have imaginary friends, who are generally real people.

Jul 092018

Language is viscous, it resists: one thinks in words as one swims in water.

Jul 062018

The personal is rarely political, but the political is nearly always personal.

Jul 052018

We are exhorted to ask cui bono?, yet cui malo? is often the more penetrating question.

Jul 042018

Why is not half so troublesome a question as So What.

Jul 032018

We argue over the name when we have forgotten the thing.

Jun 292018

A government of laws, not of men, requires suitable men.

Jun 282018

I don’t want you to change your opinion. I want you to abandon your opinion.

Jun 272018

The expressed desire to hear the unvarnished truth is among the world’s most popular lies.