Apr 072017
 

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.

Apr 062017
 

When you find yourself in a book, you lose the book.

Apr 052017
 

By the time you know all the answers you no longer believe them.

Apr 042017
 

The desire to rule would be impotent without the desire to be ruled.

Apr 032017
 

Believing that nothing is true permits you to believe that anything is possible.

Mar 312017
 

When someone says he doesn’t understand, he’s not usually asking for an explanation.

Mar 302017
 

People resent being told what to think, but they scarcely notice being told what to think about.

Mar 292017
 

To converse while standing is difficult; to orate while sitting is impossible.

Mar 282017
 

We are asked to be tolerant when we are expected to approve.

Mar 272017
 

It is possible to be overprivileged, and certainly to be underprivileged, but not, it seems, to be privileged just right.