Too much plot shows too little respect for one’s audience, and too little shows too much.
The metaphor always outlives the argument.
A man will often marry a woman because he is tired of courting her.
Eventually one wearies of strangling the last king with the guts of the last priest.
Mindfulness, n. Non-judgmental focus on the sensations of the present moment; mindlessness.
The psychological travails of Western man stem mostly from the fact that he can be idle and not starve.
Belief in karma is the coward’s revenge.
The ellipsis is the shuffling derelict of punctuation.
Many books are least likely to be read by the people who would profit most by reading them.
Yesterday the great enemy of democracy was distinction of birth; today it is distinction of wealth; tomorrow it will be distinction.