Everything – Page 50 – A book of aphorisms
Nov 022021

The power of a word lies in what it suggests, not what it means.

Oct 292021

The fundamental human need, once the physical have been met, is to look good.

Oct 282021

The more a man doubts what he ought to believe, the more he believes what he ought to doubt.

Oct 262021

A philosopher once noted that jaywalking could be prevented by executing offenders. This may not be a point in favor of executions for jaywalking; but it is certainly a point in favor of executions.

Oct 222021

To avoid the obvious remark, one must also avoid remarking on avoiding the obvious remark.

Oct 212021

Every charitable foundation does more harm than good, if it lasts long enough, eventually falling into the hands of people who wish to run charitable foundations.

Oct 202021

To fall out of love with a writer is the first step toward understanding him.