Never ascribe to malice what can be explained by stupidity, or to stupidity what can be explained by drug abuse.
Identity, that spectator of what he calls himself,
That net and aggregate of energies in transient combination.
And now abideth sloth, greed, fear, these three; but the greatest of these is sloth.
No one is too busy to repeat himself.
Wanna Bet and Sticks and Stones — the modern adult would do well to recover these timeless principles of the playground.
The dream of escaping oneself can be realized, in part, by escaping other people’s ideas of oneself.
There’s not much point in age without wisdom, or youth without folly.
All special snowflakes look exactly alike without a microscope.
The first trick every utterly unreasonable person masters is a calm and reasonable appearance.
If suffering ennobles, does joy degrade?
Tact is the art of being rude.