The worst never lack for self-esteem.
In art incompetence is usually taken for directness and sincerity.
It is less dangerous to follow, by being last to start applauding, than to lead, by being first to stop.
Children are in fact aliens who employ cunning miniature bodies for purposes of unlimited moral license.
Art in which adults can take no pleasure is unfit for children.
“No friends to the right” is the bedrock principle on which left and right agree.
It is crime, of all fields, that most attracts the woefully underqualified.
Nothing is as trashy as academic discourse about trash.
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.
A little rudeness saves a lot of time.