Archive for May, 2017

Upton Sinclair

« 28 May 2017 | 15:32 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it!



Ludwig Wittgenstein

« 26 May 2017 | 21:38 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Does an ‘explanation’ make it any less impressive.



Catherine Aird

« 24 May 2017 | 16:22 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

If you can’t be a good example, then you’ll just have to be a horrible warning.



Thomas Jefferson

« 14 May 2017 | 0:15 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.



C S Lewis

« 9 May 2017 | 22:38 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

If we let ourselves, we shall always be waiting for some distraction or other to end before we can really get down to our work.



Robert Conquest

« 8 May 2017 | 14:23 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Three Laws of Politics: 1) Everyone is conservative about what he knows best. 2) Any organization not explicitly right-wing sooner or later becomes left-wing. 3) The simplest way to explain the behavior of any bureaucratic organization is to assume that it is controlled by a cabal of its enemies.



Alphonso X

« 1 May 2017 | 20:29 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Burn old logs Drink old wine Read old books Keep old friends,