The modern world does not create our ills; it only drags them into the light.
You cannot have a contemporary prison without contemporary furniture.
Moral equality is to equality what moral victory is to victory.
Great geniuses possess no extraordinary qualities, only ordinary qualities in exceptional measure.
A culture without shame has its disadvantages, but it is rough on blackmailers.
People never appreciate how I cringe for them.
In psychiatry the diagnosis becomes the disease.
For purposes of conversation the world can be divided into two classes: too young to talk, and too old to listen.
The conservative rarely vouches for the health of the patient; he merely prefers the disease to the cure.
Irony is the last vestige of aristocracy.
Shame seems to have peaked as a verb just when it has disappeared as a noun.