Compassion brings us to a stop, and for a moment we rise above ourselves.
A budget takes the fun out of money.
Indifference is an excellent substitute for patience.
Now that I see you understand me so well, I will avoid you.
Silence is the most intolerable of answers.
Experience is a great spoiler of pleasures.
Like love, destruction can be ecstatic.
Acknowledge your limitations or they will tyrannize over you.
When a modest man praises himself, people listen.
Most bad luck is the misfortune of not being an exception.
Pornography and cooking shows have created two new spectator sports.
Our vices are attempts to combine self-medication and enjoyment.