Everything – Page 70 – A book of aphorisms
Sep 212020

One obtains a reputation for prophecy by predicting what is already happening that no one else has noticed.

Sep 172020

To imagine oneself rejected on the basis of race, sex, or creed must be a great comfort, pushing away, as it does, the idea of more personal rejection.

Sep 162020

An unexpected consequence of social media has been to make public begging respectable.

Sep 152020

Most things are too big, and the bigger they get the worse they are.

Sep 142020

About a century ago “poet” became a polite term for half-wit, and then it was “artist”, and it will be “scientist” sooner than you think.

Sep 112020

In any sufficiently advanced civilization, the Top will use the Bottom to bludgeon the Middle.

Sep 102020

If you throw like a girl, you probably argue like one.