I regard as a bore not the person who only speaks about himself but who only asks about me, a topic I already know.
Love completes unhappy people, but uncompletes happy people, because love means we can no longer be happy alone.
Time will satisfy our curiosity about the future so slowly that we will never gain much pleasure from learning the outcome.
In a large city there is more to do, but in a small city I do more.
Negotiations grow more bitter, the less remains at stake.
How can "the Great Recession" have been great if it was not great enough to be a depression?
Children grasp the rules but not the reasons.
The performing artist, deadened by repetition, is an uninspired inspirer.
Human meaning: a poster on the white plaster wall of nature.
What we call brazenness in a criminal we call courage in a police officer.
We say that fired employees were "let go," as if the company merely allowed rather than forced them to leave.