People resent being told what to think, but they scarcely notice being told what to think about.
To converse while standing is difficult; to orate while sitting is impossible.
We are asked to be tolerant when we are expected to approve.
It is possible to be overprivileged, and certainly to be underprivileged, but not, it seems, to be privileged just right.
The people must be stupid, for they pay me no mind.
Civilizations are created from the middle out and destroyed from the top down.
Sarcasm is the lowest form of esotericism.
To the horrors of war every soldier becomes inured; it is the petty harassments and nagging discomforts of war that dispirit and defeat him.
To embrace the small truth in the views directly opposed to yours is the shortest route to more correctness, and the least often taken.
In order that our boys shall not have died in vain, a great many of our boys die in vain.