Write in the margin as you would speak to the author.
Few would deny that the earth was flat if it were a small inconvenience to maintain that it is round.
Commercial success frees you to pursue further commercial success.
It is best that something as permanent as envy be directed at something as transient as money.
Life has heuristics: only games have rules.
Attacks on greatness rain uselessly on civilization’s outer walls; praise for mediocrity bores from within.
We are just deep enough to wish for depths.
We say we feel old when circumstances have momentarily forced us to stop pretending that we are young.
When we can no longer tell ourselves that we are good, we tell ourselves that we are exceptional.
Leader: A megalomaniac whose luck has not yet run out.