Contempt for others, like masturbation, is best as a secret pleasure.
Old and young disbelieve one another’s truths.
The modest youth somehow knows just what to do for the cameras.
An imprudent enemy is less dangerous than an imprudent friend.
Freedom is the moment between sleep and waking before selfhood and the world return.
Happiness is often hard-hearted.
Lonely people console themselves with self-absorption or curiosity.
Memories contain hidden editorials on current events.
Our vices are attempts to combine self-medication and enjoyment.
Disappointment proves that expectations were mistaken.
Good advice is never as helpful as an interest-free loan.
Too timid to talk back, I shot my adversary.