The fundamental human need, once the physical have been met, is to look good.
The more a man doubts what he ought to believe, the more he believes what he ought to doubt.
When we praise a man for having the courage of his convictions we mean that his convictions are foolish.
A philosopher once noted that jaywalking could be prevented by executing offenders. This may not be a point in favor of executions for jaywalking; but it is certainly a point in favor of executions.
If you can’t make your joke funny, make it obscure; people will laugh to show they got it.
To avoid the obvious remark, one must also avoid remarking on avoiding the obvious remark.
Every charitable foundation does more harm than good, if it lasts long enough, eventually falling into the hands of people who wish to run charitable foundations.
To fall out of love with a writer is the first step toward understanding him.
Students of animal behavior have long recognized that the characteristics of the flock cannot be inferred from the bird, or those of the hive from the bee: and so it is with men in a country, in a city, in a crowd.
That boys play King of the Hill, and girls do not, explains more about the world than all of gender theory.