Dwight Eisenhower once offered the counterintuitive advice, “if you can’t solve a problem, enlarge it.” The effort to determine how China found America’s spies was a private problem; now it’s a public problem. Making a secret problem public is one way to make that problem a higher priority
If you know what you are going to write, it’s going to be average
- Derek Walcott
When people are free to do as they please, they usually imitate each other.
Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires some sense to know how to lie well
- Samuel Butler