From Science Daily: "The idea that simply being more supportive is better for your marriage is a myth. Often husbands and wives think, 'If my partner really knows me and loves me, he or she will know I'm upset and will know how to help me.'"
From Tyler Cowen: "check the non-fiction Return carts, to see what other people have been reading."
From Clay Shirky: "Behavior is motivation filtered through opportunity"
From Steve Landsburg: "As any historian could tell you, no society has every pulled itself out of poverty without putting its children to work."
From Bryan Buckley (privately in response the previous article): "Just because you have good intentions doesn't mean you're doing something noble."
From Justin Wehr: "Treat your world view as nothing more than a default position -- a starting point from which to assimilate contradictory evidence."
From previous worthwhile sentences.