Everything – Page 90 – A book of aphorisms
Aug 032020
 

Schopenhauer remarked that every country derides the customs and habits of other countries, and every country is correct: this is a principle with wide application.

Jul 312020
 

If you think you would rather be right and despised than wrong and beloved, you are wrong.

Jul 302020
 

Where mediocrity is not disqualifying it soon becomes mandatory.

Jul 292020
 

Literacy makes possible the state, and universal literacy the omnipotent state.

Jul 282020
 

If it ain’t broke, fixing it will do the trick.

Jul 242020
 

There are two fundamental types of crazy women: one wears her hair much too long, and the other much too short.

Jul 232020
 

Dr. Seuss names his creatures Thing 1 and Thing 2 to signify that they are not distinct in any important way; statistics names its errors Type 1 and Type 2 to signify that they are.