Oct 052017

Behind every wise child are several foolish adults.

Oct 042017

Wives who could have married better tend to be lenient with their husbands; the vicious shrews are the ones who couldn’t have.

Oct 032017

After an act of intellectual malpractice so egregious that nothing can excuse it, there is only one thing to say: “My point still stands.”

Oct 022017

Men rally most readily for what can be immediately done and never undone — a rescue, say, or a lynching.

Sep 282017

It is easy to mistake the destruction of one’s world-view for the destruction of the world.

Sep 272017

Not so long ago people were enslaved by other than comfort, choice, and convenience.

Sep 262017

To become a god, first stay out of sight.

Sep 252017

Actual tyrannies require courage to oppose.