I wish to thank the many people who have undertaken, without pay and at considerable personal risk, to explain me to myself.
You cannot have a contemporary prison without contemporary furniture.
Age has its privileges, like picking up the check.
There are perfect fools, and perfection of any kind should be cherished.
Being a sports fan is like chewing audibly — a mildly irritating but harmless backwardness that one charitably overlooks.
Professional sports, though unpleasant, substitute for things even less pleasant.
The hypochondriac makes his own death a bad joke.
It is a race, and the parodists are losing.
Bore is commutable; dullard is life without parole.
The trivial is at least usually real.
You understand another language not when you can translate it, but when you no longer have to.