More of a bad thing is always worse, and often so is more of a good thing.
A large reputation, like an impetus in a vacuum, can, in the absence of a countervailing force, be coasted on forever.
The ambitious man believes, with perfect sincerity, in whatever furthers his ambition.
We complain to the gods that they don’t exist.
Privacy was ephemeral, almost accidental, springing up here and there in that fleeting century between poverty and universal surveillance.
The shorter you write, the less you lie.
Art can be serious but never sober.
“Aspiring” is not a word you want in your obituary.
One ought to be exercised about injustice for the bad, but not inordinately.
A man can be confined to an institution, from which he is often released after a term; or turned into one, which is always for life.