Almost no one is worth reading on more than one subject.
No one calls anything important that disconfirms his prejudices.
It is better to forget a name than make a visible effort to recall it.
From nagging child to menopausal witch:
Unripe to rotten with scarcely a hitch.
Advice and sex are free. You pay the therapist not to tell you his problems, and the whore to leave.
The fugitive thought, ungrasped, will return, unimproved.
Thoughts and prayers galore —
What are they thinking of, and praying for?
Is it the imminent destruction of the world you mourn, or the accomplished destruction of how you thought about it?
We must defend democracy from the half of the population too stupid to be entrusted with it.
Engineers build things; then scientists explain how they work.