Friday, 19 February 2010

February 19

The fox and the hedgehog have their domains; but what beast represents the rest of us, who know nothing save our opinions?

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The poetic response to Schr√∂dinger’s thought experiment is to ask: what colour is the cat?

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M’s high standards, his reticence to publish all save the best, the most durable of his writing, makes me feel like a flasher who braves the streets offering a magnifying glass to his victims.

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Sometimes a typo gets to the heart of things. Just found on a green issues blog: “Grab your coast, apocalypse watchers”.

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We declare the person fascinating who listens to us longest.

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Testosterone can make a competition out of anything. Somewhere, probably, there’s a birdwatching club whose first rule is that it mustn’t be spoken of.

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Love has one language but many dialects.

1 comment:

  1. A clever man can make his mark in the world howsoever he wishes, in fact the only thing holding him back is his own stupidity.

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