Travel appears a great luxury to those accustomed to the greater one of staying put.
Identity, that spectator of what he calls himself,
That net and aggregate of energies in transient combination.
We are taught to be good, lest we dare to be great.
The danger of habitual silence is that when you do decide to talk, people will listen.
You’re not weird, merely defective.
The struggle to assimilate a new idea without disturbing the old ones is hideously physical, like becoming a werewolf.
Nice isn’t funny, funny isn’t nice, and nice isn’t even especially nice most of the time.
Never ascribe to malice what can be explained by stupidity, or to stupidity what can be explained by drug abuse.
And now abideth sloth, greed, fear, these three; but the greatest of these is sloth.
No one is too busy to repeat himself.
Wanna Bet and Sticks and Stones — the modern adult would do well to recover these timeless principles of the playground.