The nostalgia is not for poverty but for the social bonds that poverty demands and cements.
It would not be possible for school to make us as stupid as it does without our native gifts.
The capitalists will sell the communists the rope with which they will jointly hang the remaining holdouts against our glorious corpo-progressive future.
It has always conferred status to consume tax revenue, and opprobrium to produce it.
Everyone is in favor of upward social mobility; the other direction is more controversial.
The two worst generations are the next one and the last one, in that order.
Problems without solutions do less harm than solutions without problems.
All motives are base; some actions are noble.
Evils often cancel.
Suicide will never be common; it requires imagination.