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.
When you find yourself in a book, you lose the book.
By the time you know all the answers you no longer believe them.
The desire to rule would be impotent without the desire to be ruled.
Believing that nothing is true permits you to believe that anything is possible.
When someone says he doesn’t understand, he’s not usually asking for an explanation.
People resent being told what to think, but they scarcely notice being told what to think about.
To converse while standing is difficult; to orate while sitting is impossible.
We are asked to be tolerant when we are expected to approve.
It is possible to be overprivileged, and certainly to be underprivileged, but not, it seems, to be privileged just right.