In politics you can be right as long as you don’t care if you win, or win as long as you don’t care if you’re right.
The weak often want to be thought wicked, but the wicked never want to be thought weak.
Books can also change lives for the worse.
If progress is marching, it must be drunk.
Imitation is the most sincere, but parody is the most flattering.
I regret all of my exclamation points, most of my semicolons, half of my em-dashes, some of my question marks, and none of my periods.
The man who undertakes to rid himself of his illusions and biases can end up like an old painting, improperly cleaned.
Travel appears a great luxury to those accustomed to the greater one of staying put.
The hypochondriac makes his own death a bad joke.
We are taught to be good, lest we dare to be great.