Archives - February 2001
February 1, 2001
Logic is in the eye of the logician.
February 2, 2001
Those who can lose the most usually do the least to change that.
February 3, 2001
The man who never alters his opinion is like standing water and breeds reptiles of the mind.
February 4, 2001
People who make no noise are dangerous.
February 5, 2001
The wages of sin have never been reduced.
February 6, 2001
There is probably no more terrible instant of enlightenment than the one in which you discover your father is a man--with human flesh.
February 7, 2001
English doesn't borrow from other languages. English follows other languages down dark alleys, knocks them over, and goes through their pockets for loose grammar.
February 8, 2001
Imagine how important death must be to have a prerequisite such as life.
February 9, 2001
"What is Truth," said jesting Pilate; And would not stay for an Answer.
February 10, 2001
In some respects the better a book is, the less it demands from the binding.
February 11, 2001
Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don't.
February 12, 2001
Writing is easy. All you have to do is sit at a typewriter and open a vein.
February 13, 2001
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
February 14, 2001
We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.
February 15, 2001
My opinion is that [universities] don't stifle enough [writers]. There is many a best-seller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.
February 16, 2001
Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be President, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process.
February 17, 2001
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
February 18, 2001
Ignorance is degrading only when found in company with riches.
February 19, 2001
How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book.
February 20, 2001
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.
February 21, 2001
Only the shallow know themselves.
February 22, 2001
Twenty years of schoolin'/ and they put you on the day shift.
February 23, 2001
The bibliophile is the master of his books, the bibliomaniac their slave.
February 24, 2001
On the door to success it says Push and Pull.
February 25, 2001
I shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate him.
February 26, 2001
This is a youth-oriented society, and the joke is on them because youth is a disease from which we all recover.
February 27, 2001
People call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.
February 28, 2001
Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.