Youth has a natural horror of age, and one gradually learns to reciprocate.
The young are in a hurry, and the old have little time.
Almost everyone believes the world is filled with people who do evil on purpose; but not himself, and not anyone he knows.
You can have loyal subordinates, or competent ones.
A lot of what we refrain from doing is not wrong, or undesirable, but just too much trouble to explain.
Struggle with, v. Wallow in.
The point of a special day for airing grievances is that all the other days are not.
The dissolute and profligate can always be depended on to preach sobriety and thrift; today it is the sober and thrifty who refuse to do so.
It is more pleasant to be told that one has done a brilliant thing than that one is a brilliant person, which implies an obligation to continue.
To yearn for celebrity is to envy the animals when visiting the zoo.