Everything – Page 70 – A book of aphorisms
Apr 052019
 

It is the progressives, though they sneer at the Christians, who are most thoroughly convinced of grace by faith.

Apr 042019
 

An expert torturer always reminds you that it’s for your own good, and hurts him more than you.

Apr 032019
 

The hatred of jocks for nerds is as nothing to the hatred of nerds for jocks.

Apr 022019
 

To do the same thing over and over expecting different results is reputed to be insanity, and yet we persist in elections.

Apr 012019
 

As a competent worker will be promoted into incompetence, so a valuable method or technique will infiltrate disciplines in which it is useless or harmful.

Mar 292019
 

Those who suffer for their art usually make you suffer for it too.

Mar 272019
 

It is expensive to be poor, and wildly expensive to be stupid.

Mar 262019
 

Flash mobs appeared from nowhere, a few years ago, and vanished as suddenly as they came.

Mar 252019
 

Democracy is the conviction that my policy preferences are widely held, and populism is the fear that yours are.