The hypochondriac makes his own death a bad joke.
You cannot have a contemporary prison without contemporary furniture.
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.
The modern world does not create our ills; it only drags them into the light.
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.