What is privilege? A term — beloved by parents, nuns, schoolmarms, jailers — to describe what doesn’t belong to you, and can be revoked at any time without reason or warning.
You cannot have a contemporary prison without contemporary furniture.
Inside every thin man is a fat man struggling to get out.
To the befuddled I recommend a serene air of quiet dignity.
Intolerance, n. Insufficient deference to received opinion.
What’s the alternative? Nothing. Nothing is always the alternative. Usually it is the best alternative.
To get along with children, treat them like adults; to get along with adults, treat them like children.
There’s no point in betting what both parties can readily afford to lose.
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win, and then they block you.
Today a man removes his headphones where once he doffed his hat.
The less use the profession, the more prizes it gives itself; perfect uselessness being, as we observe in Hollywood, a continuous awards ceremony.