Between machismo and boyishness lies a large and almost entirely unexploited market niche.
It is the truth in the stereotype that is objectionable.
Much wisdom lies on the verge of sense.
Any remark sufficiently clever will eventually be attributed to someone sufficiently famous.
If you want perspective, abandon personality.
Philosophies, like sweaters, have stray threads, and the whole thing unravels if you yank on one persistently.
Wealth can be pursued cooperatively, but fame is to the death.
How to Solve Problems
1. Ask if the problem exists.
2. Ask if it is not trivial.
3. Ask if you can do anything about it.
4. Ignore it.
Law of Moral Parsimony: The most probable explanation is the least flattering.
It never seems to occur to the teacher who complains of inattentive students that he may not be worth attending to.