To lie to children efficiently you need school; to lie to them uniformly you need public school.
If all writing were scrupulously edited for spelling and grammar, it would be just about as bad.
To believe again is almost unheard of; to believe still is as common as dirt.
You don’t signal your opinions, you signal with them.
Hypochondriacs also get sick, and paranoids also have enemies.
The most useful lists contain one item.
To persuade a man, convince him not that the idea is sound but that it is his own.
It would be a dull world that conformed to your ideas about it.
Opportunity, legal status, result — we are all apparently obliged to believe in the equality of something.
Clarity tends to banality, and obscurity tends to nonsense.