I don’t know why this comparison hadn’t occurred to me before.
blowing up the proverbial spot
I work at a Silicon Alley law firm.
Aatom Smith hasn't been my real name for more than a decade.
“Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience.”
— Adam Smith
“The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure they’re going to have some pretty annoying virtues.”
— Elizabeth Taylor