Not so very long ago, no adult in history had ever spoken of himself as the parent of an animal.
When addressed “with all due respect”, duck.
Everyone should have one friend whose thought is a digest of fashionable absurdities. It saves no end of time.
When a bad thing happens in the world, it is vanishingly unlikely to be any if your business.
Ours is the Great Age of Hoaxes, its small compensation for being the Great Age of Fakes.
50 dresses like 20, and 20 acts like 50.
The number of sources read by the author varies inversely with the length of the bibliography.
It is the progressives, though they sneer at the Christians, who are most thoroughly convinced of grace by faith.
An expert torturer always reminds you that it’s for your own good, and hurts him more than you.
The hatred of jocks for nerds is as nothing to the hatred of nerds for jocks.