Indolence wears many subtle disguises; sometimes it appears as fastidious disgust for the second-rate.
“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” would be a more telling argument if everything were not, in fact, broke.
Arguments from authority are rarely made by authorities.
Sometimes one lies to avoid the appearance of lying.
Beneath our surface of deceit and pretense lies a core of pretense and deceit.
Trophy wives also have trophy husbands.
When someone says that an argument has been discredited he means only that it has gone out of style.
Shortly before death comes nostalgia.
Fiction is like sugar — healthful when scarce, toxic in the great gobs in which we actually ingest it.
The practicing capitalist is a capitalist; the practicing anarchist is a terrorist; the practicing socialist is a thief.