Everything – Page 80 – A book of aphorisms
Nov 162018

It is difficult to hear those who can’t speak for themselves over the din of those who presume to speak for them.

Nov 142018

Unable to reach the grapes, we conclude first that they are sour, and later, after meditating deeply, that sweetness is not worth having.

Nov 122018

Intolerance, n.   Insufficient deference to received opinion.

Nov 092018

Things are so much as they seem that good-looking people really are more virtuous.

Nov 082018

Good artists steal, great artists are stolen from.

Nov 062018

We glimpse ourselves only when we gaze at something else.

Nov 052018

Public schooling profits only that narrow band of students, neither clever nor dim, from which all future public schoolteachers will be drawn.