We have reached the point in the history of the West where improvements in small things can no longer mask declines in large ones.
You cannot have a contemporary prison without contemporary furniture.
There exists a possible world where adults do not tattle on adults to other adults because they don’t like their language.
When abusing someone, always pick on qualities that he was born with or cannot change: tomorrow he may be sober.
The stupid American, as he is known the world over, mostly means the trusting American.
Nothing public can be conversation, and soon everything will be public.
We object to negative emotions instead of unsuitable ones.
To demonstrate persuasively that you will not sacrifice principle for victory, you have to lose.
One must not treat actors, athletes, rock stars, or television journalists as if they were sentient adults. They are performing monkeys, like children better seen than heard, and not entirely responsible for their own actions.
Civil war in America would be imminent if it could be fought without getting off the couch.
Few of the useful idiots I have known have been any use to me.