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Maxims, axioms, postulates, whatever. Probably not to be funny, but strictly concise.

The Revolver Law

On any given day, the world is exactly six bullets away from being saved.

Quoted from: Vanderleun

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Unlearn

Higher education is remedial education, and the affliction it remedies is an American upbringing.

Quoted from: William Voegeli

Via: Maggie’s Farm

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Doomed Compromise

Truth is not the halfway point between two untruths.

Quoted from: Ludwig von Mises

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Know Your Enemy

The war we are fighting until victory or the bitter end is in its deepest sense a war between Christ and Marx.

Quoted from: Jospeh Goebbels

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Benevolent Dictators

We are not grabbing power here in Washington, we are just relieving [the States] of the burden of governing themselves.

Quoted from: Coyote

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Forewarned is Forearmed

Ridicule is man’s most potent weapon.

Quoted from: Saul Alinsky

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Compassion Requires Suffering

A liberal will cut off your leg so he can hand you a crutch.

Quoted from: Jim Brown

Via: Newmark’s Door

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Language Trap

Inconsistencies which appear at the verbal level turn out to be illusory when you progress to the actual science.

Quoted from: Blake Stacey

Via: Maggie’s Farm

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Know the Field You Hoe

What things cost under earlier conditions is history; what the supply and demand are today is economics.

Quoted from: Thomas Sowell in Basic Economics: A Common Sense Guide to the Economy

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Conscience

Everybody's guilty of something, and they know it.

Quoted from: The Barrister at Maggie’s Farm

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Running Backward

You have to concede that the West is in a race to abdicate everything that made it great.
 
Quoted from: Roissy in DC.

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Hayek’s Serenity Prayer

God, please grant me the ability to learn the things I don't know, the serenity to accept that there are things I can't know, and the wisdom to know the difference.

Quoted from: Art Carden at Division of Labor

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Mirroring Futility

Time Horizons

Scarcity today, tomorrow abundance.

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Not the Sinners

It's not the sinners the world is afraid of— it's the saints.

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Conflating Government with Society

The Government is not the same as Our Society.

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