A civilized man will sometimes go native; but a native, except under extraordinary duress, will never go civilized.
Identity, that spectator of what he calls himself,
That net and aggregate of energies in transient combination.
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.
Struggle with, v. Wallow in.