The danger of habitual silence is that when you do decide to talk, people will listen.
Identity, that spectator of what he calls himself,
That net and aggregate of energies in transient combination.
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.
The dream of escaping oneself can be realized, in part, by escaping other people’s ideas of oneself.
There’s not much point in age without wisdom, or youth without folly.