What is provably false is generally trivial.
Say what you like about our form of government, it beats democracy.
Philosophy is so well-trod that there is scarcely room for a new mistake.
We will tolerate anything but inconvenience.
Law is keeping order: justice is keeping score.
We are apt to disagree with whatever does not provide an occasion to congratulate ourselves.
To deify the state has a certain logic; for the state is compulsion and coercion, and these, too, are God’s usual means.
The truth is sometimes plausible, the lie always is.
Doing badly in school is your best chance to come through it unscathed.
Every quirk a syndrome, every aversion an allergy, every fear a phobia.