Less likely that it is complicated than that you are simple.
Parents, and governments, pursue order, not justice.
Stupid people, inconveniently, are often right.
Americans abhor idleness. This is their greatest virtue, and their greatest vice.
The shrewdest strivers all profess a deep and abiding respect for intellect, provided it keeps its distance.
The cultural norm always precedes the psychological theory that is eventually invoked to justify it.
Many men prefer seduction to sex, and many women prefer sex to seduction.
To study ethics, read fiction, not philosophy.
Nothing is too serious to look trivial on television.
Demanding respect is the infallible sign of not deserving it.