One’s writing should be as clear as the subject allows, but no clearer.
Knowing the answer does not oblige you to raise your hand.
Money doesn’t solve problems, it dissolves them.
The self-justifying utterances of murderers, thieves, cowards, blowhards, and madmen all enter the quote books under Shakespeare.
Jobs are like jail, except with time added for good behavior.
Our descendants will regard us for hanging men as we regard our ancestors for hanging dogs.
To make an epigram, invert a cliché.
Stare decisis is an infinite regress error.
Habits acquired in irony are retained in sorrow.
We owe modern clangor to the unremitting efforts of generations of quiet and sedentary men.