Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Try as hard as we may for perfection, the net result of our labors is an amazing variety of imperfectness. We are surprised at our own versatility in being able to fail in so many different ways.
I didn't really say everything I said.
I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
Education is a state-controlled manufactory of echoes.
Mustard's no good without roast beef.
There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written or badly written.
Faith is a cop-out. If the only way you can accept an assertion is by faith, then you are conceding that it can’t be taken on its own merits.
In this business you either sink or swim or you don't.
The world's as ugly as sin, and almost as delightful.