Everything – Page 50 – A book of aphorisms
Jul 032020

Once it was fashionable to be fat, to show that you got enough to eat; and then it became fashionable to be thin, to distinguish yourself from the ostentatiously fat. This is the complete history of taste.

Jul 022020

All hobbyists, but especially political aficionados, secretly regard lack of enthusiasm for their avocation as a moral failing.

Jun 292020

It is a man’s duty, now all but abandoned, to quash a public nuisance without official assistance.

Jun 262020

Imagine thinking that people, if they only understood you better, would like you more.

Jun 252020

To live with lies is, eventually, to live by them.

Jun 232020

How do I know what I am until I see what I do?