Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.

  • -- Confucius 孔子



I felt that I had been influenced by being in the city enough and I wanted to go off by myself to see what was going on. I remember going out there and looking in the mirror and thinking I wasn't anything.


Everything deep is also simple and can be reproduced simply as long as its reference to the whole truth is maintained. But what matters is not what is witty but what is true.


The essence of trade unionism is social uplift. The labor movement has been the haven for the dispossessed, the despised, the neglected, the downtrodden, the poor.


Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes.


People care more about being thought to have taste than about being thought either good, clever or amiable.


What I know about poker, you can fit into a thimble with room left over, but I'm learning.


I think in conventional magazine wisdom, you need to have a redesign every decade or so.


If it were not for the company of fools, a witty man would often be greatly at a loss.


It is thought that the changeover from hunter to farmer was a slow, gradual process.


There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the labor of thinking.