There is dumb happiness, as well as dumb misery, and one ought to aim, not at more of the former or less of the latter, but at a better class of both.
Clever lies are as common as clever truths are rare.
Confession is vanity’s last resort.
It’s not usually the truth that’s being shoved down your throat.
“We” means neither me nor thee.
History is lenient with the vicious and powerful victims of tyrants still more vicious and powerful.
It isn’t tolerance unless you disapprove.
It is less important, now, to have something to say than someone to listen.
Ignorance, cultivated with sufficient rigor, is bliss.
In hell the default setting is always On.