There is something maddening about mediocrity that calls forth the worst in those who are forced to deal with it.Moss Hart, quoted in The Wall Street Journal Not everything is unsayable in words, only...

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Americans will put up with anything as long as it doesn’t block traffic.Dan Rather, quoted in Hyperallergic.com People respond well to those that are sure of what they want. Anna Wintour, quoted in Inc.com I...

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Why is it that when we grab for heaven—­socialist or capitalist or even ­religious—we so often produce hell?Margaret Atwood, quoted in The American Conservative Reality is one of the possibilities I cannot afford to...

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Peter A. Crusco, published in the New York Law Journal: October 24, 2016 The easy mobility, storage capacity and varied features of handheld communications devices like smartphones increase our efficiency and access to the...

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I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.Albert Einstein, quoted in Qz.com When one is completely whole and at one with the world one does not need a mirror.Critic Lewis Mumford, quoted in The New...

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Wealth is like seawater; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame.Arthur Schopenhauer, quoted in the New York Post The people we love are never just as...

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The world forgets easily, too easily, what it does not like to remember.Jacob Riis, quoted in The Wall Street Journal The hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that...

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Television has made dictatorship impossible but democracy unbearable.Shimon Peres, quoted in Ha’aretz.com Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes.Henry David Thoreau, quoted in TheBrowser.com Helplessness, when fear and dread have run their course,...

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Let your credo be this: Let the lie come into the world, let it even triumph. But not through me.Alexander Solzhenitsyn, quoted in Slate.com What is comfortable fashion? If you want to be comfortable,...

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We can be knowledgeable with other men’s knowledge, but we cannot be wise with other men’s wisdom.Michel de Montaigne, quoted in Forbes.com Concentration comes out of a combination of confidence and hunger.Arnold Palmer, quoted...

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