Geoffrey Nunberg

Geoffrey Nunberg

The Italian historian Armando Petrucci has done more than anyone else to revive interest in public writing. His groundbreaking Public Lettering: Script, Power, and Culture surveys the forms and uses of epigraphic writing from classical antiquity to the twentieth century.More Geoffrey Nunberg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When it comes to being slaves to fashion, American managers make adolescent girls look like rugged individualists.More Geoffrey Nunberg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Few people become assholes reluctantly.More Geoffrey Nunberg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There are only two reasons for buying a book, after all. Either we intend to read it, in which case most of us find a printed version preferable, or we don't intend to read it, in which case a printed version is absolutely essential.More Geoffrey Nunberg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When the world changes, correlation goes away… Causals are what endure.More Geoffrey Nunberg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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Eugene Ryabyi Flattery is the words that are covered with gilding, and beneath it - base metals. [09/10/2020 06:09:39] More


Eugene Ryabyi The fatter the spots on a person's reputation, the more rats cherish desire to savor it. [09/18/2020 05:09:12] More


Oliver Hassencamp Image is instant personality. Instantly made, instantly evaporates. [09/03/2020 10:09:44] More


Oliver Hassencamp Humans tend to make mistakes. Only the one who admires us is not mistaken. [09/03/2020 10:09:08] More


Dina Rubina The feeling of sleep is a strong fish, beating simultaneously in the depths of the body, and in the fingertips, and in the thin skin on the temples. [09/03/2020 01:09:41] More