We modern Marxists regard socialism as a historically brief transitional stage between feudalism and capitalism, necessary only in backward countries.
Both politicians and journalists face situations which strain their honesty and humanity. My opinion is that politicians on the average stand up somewhat better than journalists.
My hobby of not attending meetings about recycling saves more energy than your hobby of recycling.
In human history, the desire for revenge and the desire for loot have often been closely associated.
Asking a critic to name his favorite book is like asking a butcher to name his favorite pig.
He who refuses to do arithmetic is doomed to talk nonsense.
A true intellectual is a man who, after reading a book and being convinced by its arguments, will shoot someone or, more likely, order someone shot.
If a person can be said to have the wrong attitude, there is no need to pay attention to his arguments.
Honor among thieves is the ancestor of all honor.
His ambition is to be the spider in the World Wide Web.
Amateur bureaucrats are often even worse than professional bureaucrats.
Alas few socialists are either benevolent enough to work hard at these occupations out of benevolence or self-interested enough to work hard at them for money.
An extreme optimist is a man who believes that humanity will probably survive even if it doesn't take his advice.
Of course, Third World leaders love you. By ascribing third world ills to First World sins, you absolve them of blame for their countries' failure to advance.
Never abandon a theory that explains something until you have a theory that explains more.