The law forbids rich and poor alike to sleep under bridges, and this, precisely, is the source of its majesty.
Secret police at all times and places have been delighted by the size and enthusiasm of their volunteer auxiliaries.
There are two reasons to be optimistic about children: parents don’t affect them much, and neither does school.
Tenure would be an ideal system for the protection of heretical ideas if it were ever given to a person who might express one.
The phone completes your sentences and soon it will complete your thoughts.
Ideologies overtly hostile to civilization are among its less fortunate byproducts.
There are people who say a lot of true things, and people who say a lot of insightful things, but not the same people.
Enthusiastic agreement is an infallible sign that you have not been understood.
Humans are so ill-equipped to think about conspiracies that they infect and derange our thinking in the few areas in which we are usually competent.
If you simply must go to the demonstration, get a sitter.