Civilization is the set of conditions that make it possible to delay gratification indefinitely.
Asking a native to recommend a translation is like asking a local to recommend a hotel.
The more software costs, the worse it is.
The glass ceiling may be trompe l’oeil.
The provocateur is the most fortunate of men: he receives all credit for his wisdom and no blame for his folly.
It speaks well for money that people say it can’t buy everything.
Ask if you do your job well, but first ask if it ought to be done at all.
All agree that memory is fugitive, but few draw the necessary conclusion about identity.
Indolence wears many subtle disguises; sometimes it appears as fastidious disgust for the second-rate.
“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” would be a more telling argument if everything were not, in fact, broke.