The great virtue of America’s deeply conservative Constitution is that it throws so many obstacles in the way of radical, ideological change — to the left or right — that it limits the harm that humans can do to themselves in moments of passion or certainty or in search of ideological perfection.
~ Andrew Sullivan
This was the era of the three-Martini lunch: a leisurely, expense-padded midday bout of hard drinking. This was when bankers lived by the 3-6-3 rule: borrow at 3%, lend at 6%, and head off to the golf course by 3pm.
~ Ryan Avent
Part of the modern condition is wondering who might love us and how that love might be more perfectly expressed, and animals’ new duty is to answer both of those problems, to make this loneliest of ages feel a little less lonely.
~ Hanya Yanagihara
Twitter’s atomic unit is information (which includes news) shared by you and me, entertainers, sportspeople, reporters, and brands.
~ Om Malik via The New Yorker
MA in International Relations – Caitríona Perry
via Dublin City University
The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed.
~ William Gibson
The man who is too old to learn was probably always too old to learn.
~ Henry S. Haskins