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.
I can skip the one book I must read if I read only one book this year, having read more than one book this year.
The novel often triumphs as a lived experience and always fails as a recollected one.
The thirst for equality can be slaked only by the acquisition of superiority.
Mediocrities persist in treating geniuses as different. In fact they are only better, which is far more insulting.
You never violate your principles: you only discover that they are not what you thought they were.
When a philosopher says that you have denied the metaphysical nature of something he means that you have explained it.