We enslave ourselves to stories.
No party is boring when regarded as field work in cultural anthropology.
Youth buys Age, and Age buys Youth.
To be better it is first necessary to pretend to be; and objections to improvement often masquerade as objections to pretense.
Sometimes it is prying just to look.
Today we believe everything, except what we are told.
No one wants equality except with his betters.
Those who attack the status quo on the grounds that nothing could be worse are usually proposing something worse.
The conclusions of philosophy are both true and interesting; but what is true is not interesting, and what is interesting is not true.
I have never known anyone book-smart, but book-stupid I see every day.