Depth is the desire not to be judged on the surface.
Identity, that spectator of what he calls himself,
That net and aggregate of energies in transient combination.
A civilized man will sometimes go native; but a native, except under extraordinary duress, will never go civilized.
The true problem of evil is not arid and theological, but urgent and practical: malice, or stupidity?
Many people I like aren’t my friends, and some of my friends I don’t much like.
We all have imaginary friends, who are generally real people.
30 is the new 50.
To do what one intends is to be as a god.
The young are in a hurry, and the old have little time.
Almost everyone believes the world is filled with people who do evil on purpose; but not himself, and not anyone he knows.
A lot of what we refrain from doing is not wrong, or undesirable, but just too much trouble to explain.