Who does not publicly acknowledge his errors soon forgets that he made them.
Official corruption is always friction where the regime is honest, and usually lubrication where it’s not.
Many places are nice to live, but you wouldn’t want to visit there.
A hunger for novelty begets a tolerance for shoddiness: the new toy, though broken, will shortly be replaced.
To make a small problem vanish, turn it into a big problem.
To be a danger to oneself is a contradiction, for ethical hedonists, or a tautology, for everyone else.
The fault lies ever in demand and not supply.
To do what one does not approve is weakness; to do what one pretends to approve is servility.
Everything speaks louder than words, though not at such length.
The proponent of an idea must be more ruthless than the Mongols. No conquest is permanent; every mind-territory is forever up for grabs.