Aaron Allston, American Novelist ( - )

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Life is like an analogy.~Aaron Allston

Life Like Analogy

Lawyers are the first refuge of the incompetent.~Aaron Allston

Legal Lawyers First

When all else fails, complicate matters.~Aaron Allston

Matters Else Complicate

Luck consists largely of hanging on by your fingernails until things start to go your way.~Aaron Allston

Luck Start Go

The principle of Sturgeon's Razor states that the simplest answer to any problem is 90% crap.~Aaron Allston

Problem Answer Principle

If you hack the Vatican server, have you tampered in God's domain?~Aaron Allston

God You Domain

There are two types of people in the world, and I'm one of them.~Aaron Allston

World People Two

Feminism is sort of like God. Many people profess to believe in it, but no one seems to be able to define it to everyone's satisfaction.~Aaron Allston

God People Believe

The difference between tragedy and comedy: Tragedy is something awful happening to somebody else, while comedy is something awful happening to somebody else.~Aaron Allston

Tragedy Comedy Difference

Violence is the first refuge of the violent.~Aaron Allston

Violence First Violent

Where can I get some tat? I'd like to trade it in.~Aaron Allston

Like Trade Where

Any sufficiently badly-written science is indistinguishable from magic.~Aaron Allston

Science Magic Sufficiently

Definition of 'Free': You pay for it whether or not you elect to receive it.~Aaron Allston

Free You Pay

I really can't complain about actresses who get paid to be dumb. Most of us can't get paid to be smart.~Aaron Allston

Smart Complain Dumb

I'm content to stand on tradition. I'm even more content to wipe my feet on it.~Aaron Allston

Stand Tradition Feet

No one pays me to be nice.~Aaron Allston

Me Nice Be Nice

The analysis of the thing is not the thing itself.~Aaron Allston

Analysis Itself Thing

The way to a man's heart is through his chest.~Aaron Allston

Heart Man Way

This would not be a problem if I were driving a snowplow.~Aaron Allston

Driving Problem Would