Ideologies must be classed not by what they intend to build but by what they intend to destroy.
Hard cases make bad law, and good law makes hard cases.
The joy of money lies less in what one does than in what one might do.
Where some has failed, more rarely succeeds.
Some who earn thousands of times your income don’t deserve it, which is bad; and some do, which is worse.
The worse the government, the longer the speeches.
If suffering ennobles, does joy degrade?
People are confused; it does not follow that the universe is paradoxical.
If you aren’t supposed to use people, what do you do with them?
What surrounds sex is serious: sex itself is ridiculous.