We all have imaginary friends, who are generally real people.
Language is viscous, it resists: one thinks in words as one swims in water.
The personal is rarely political, but the political is nearly always personal.
We are exhorted to ask cui bono?, yet cui malo? is often the more penetrating question.
Why is not half so troublesome a question as So What.
We argue over the name when we have forgotten the thing.
Therapist, n. Assistant witch doctor.
A government of laws, not of men, requires suitable men.
I don’t want you to change your opinion. I want you to abandon your opinion.
The expressed desire to hear the unvarnished truth is among the world’s most popular lies.