Fastidiousness can defeat barbarism but not savagery.
You cannot have a contemporary prison without contemporary furniture.
Hell has no comedy, just an endless discussion of what isn’t funny.
Our politics, driven more by hatred of the other side than love of our own, possibly betoken a decline in civility but certainly an advance in sense.
If you want someone to talk, shut up.
Toady, n. Apprentice bully.
Many famous and respectable men are incompletely domesticated, and now and then one will do or say something to sabotage his reputation, as a bear will gnaw off its leg to get out of a trap.
Respectable opinion is a sandbox, and it is the children who play at its edges who guard it most zealously from the children who are not allowed to play at all.
You may speak for others when they hire you to do so.
We envision cozy, domestic futures, with flying cars and a place for us, and we are always wrong: the future will have no place for us at all.
Those who can, smoke; those who cannot, philosophize.