An unending series of plausible occurrences is impossible in life, and insisted on in fiction.
Religion will persist forever because of reality’s stubborn refusal to accord with our primitive notions of justice.
Nothing offends like efficacy.
Regulation exists to manufacture non-compliance.
If a rule is required, then its outcomes will be imperfect.
Having life too easy dissipates more promise in America than having it too hard.
Hair length strongly correlates with silliness in women over 40.
If only thought were conserved like matter, if lost thoughts were transmuted instead of vanishing forever.
Are you unprepared for it because it is out of the question, or is it out of the question because you are unprepared for it?
You say you could never be bored or unhappy with some other person’s life, and yet how different it would be, if it were yours.