The distinctive modern contribution to language has been the acronym.
The full-grown model pupil speaks of “problems” to be “solved”, as if the world were a textbook and these the exercises.
Not every aversion is a fear, and not every fear is a phobia.
It doesn’t matter what is on television; what matters is that it is on television.
By the time we are old enough to say what we please we have lost the habit.
If women use sex to get attention, men will use attention to get sex.
Without the feeling of freedom, slavery is not complete.
Today all government is popular government — if not by the people, then in their name.
The likelihood that a new scientific finding is true varies inversely with your desire to talk about it at parties.
Where others regard us as of no use, we fancy ourselves despised.