Everything – Page 90 – A book of aphorisms
Aug 202019

In art incompetence is usually taken for directness and sincerity.

Aug 192019

It is less dangerous to follow, by being last to start applauding, than to lead, by being first to stop.

Aug 162019

Children are in fact aliens who employ cunning miniature bodies for purposes of unlimited moral license.

Aug 152019

Art in which adults can take no pleasure is unfit for children.

Aug 142019

“No friends to the right” is the bedrock principle on which left and right agree.

Aug 132019

It is crime, of all fields, that most attracts the woefully underqualified.

Aug 122019

Nothing is as trashy as academic discourse about trash.

Aug 092019

A field that uncomprehendingly imitates the methods of a more prestigious field will also imitate its style: the result being writing that not even the author understands.