Confession is vanity’s last resort.
We all come into this world with our little egos equipped with individual horns. If we don’t blow them, who will?
The worst never lack for self-esteem.
It is first necessary, if you wish to save the world, to eliminate anyone who can save himself.
Good requires the willingness, now and then, to look bad.
History, for the progressive, is a bottomless source of self-regard. He reads of past men and past deeds, and thinks, “If only they were more like us!”
Conversation gets especially high praise from people who never shut up.
No one who thinks of himself as open-minded can be persuaded otherwise.
Misunderstood, adj. Understood entirely too well.
The Fundamental Law of Psychology: The more objectionable the finding, the likelier it is to be replicated.
The more you believe in the moral worth of your cause, the more willing you are to commit dubious deeds in its behalf; and perfect righteousness implies complete fluidity.