The singular of data is not anecdote.
Culture is appropriation.
Good students make good schools.
The feeling that one has narrowly escaped punishment is the sign that it is preparing.
If you want realism, you have to make a few things up.
The work of art is not the object, and not the experience of the object: it is the experience of having experienced it.
The conquerors enslave the conquered, when the gap between them is small; when it is large, they exterminate them.
Men first lie and cheat for sport, then for trinkets, and finally for great ends, having formed the habit.
A suppressed idea mutates to ever more virulent forms; these are then invoked to justify its continued suppression.
When we adhere to convention in appearance, we show that we care what others think; and we show that we care deeply when we depart from it.