The trouble with reading the news is that you start to believe it.
The Ninth Circle is reserved for the optimists, who continuously inform their fellow denizens that they prefer heat to cold anyway, that rolling a boulder up a mountain for eternity is good exercise, and that one should always look on the bright side.
It is widely conceded that rich is better than poor, thin than fat, clever than dim, beautiful than ugly; yet the plausible inference that rich, thin, clever, beautiful people are better than poor, fat, dim, and ugly ones remains controversial.
We believe only what we can afford, and our stupid or vicious beliefs usually come cheap.
Big business has long aspired to be big government’s executor, and it nears its end.
Never eat anything that’s engineered to taste like something else.
There is always an orthodoxy, as there is always a fish at the poker table, and if you can’t identify it then you believe it.
We are sometimes deceived that muddy waters run deep, more often that clear waters run shallow.
You want a better world. Does anybody want a worse one?
Books that are buried need not be burned.