Poetry translations ought to have their credits reversed — poems by [translator], after [original poet].
A scandal is only a story that you already know.
You don’t like your friends, necessarily: you like knowing them.
It is a feature of America that anyone can grow up to be President. Or perhaps it is a bug.
It must be dreary to be the voice of one’s generation.
One can be too fair-minded, but it is not a common problem.
Someone is always above the law.
Tell me what you hate, and I will tell you how old you are.
The facts lie chiefly in their arrangement.
The adverb confesses the verb’s failure.