It was not so long ago that enthusiasm was regarded as a fatal weakness of character.
Zeal for an end is only flexibility about the means.
It is said that people are impressionable: in fact they are programmable.
Making friends is work, making enemies is fun.
Serious people trying to be funny are generally no more embarrassing than funny people trying to be serious.
The worst example is the unique success.
The Four Irrational Beliefs of Highly Effective People
3. Forecasting ability
4. All-around superiority
Some say that men are not gods, others that men are not beasts, both with more hope than expectation.
What is called stupidity is often only intelligence gone horribly wrong.
When a majority rejects democracy, then in what does democracy consist?