In a democratic age manners and mores spread from top to bottom, then from bottom back to top.
You cannot have a contemporary prison without contemporary furniture.
Behind the insult “calculating” a whole moral history of humanity lies hidden.
Anti-Semite: A person whom Jews hate.
A civilization with elaborate manners is already half-dead.
An electronic device that tracked your location at all times used to be a condition of parole.
Rudeness is often permissible and sometimes mandatory.
A country becomes civilized when its inhabitants can form an orderly queue.
Imagination: Anthropomorphism run amok.
People who do not say what they mean usually do not know what they mean.
Anyone who hates children is paying them far too much attention.