Free speech is unthinkable. All other kinds of freedom are permitted.
Envy is a horrible thing. It is unlike all other kinds of suffering in that there is no disguising it, no elevating it into tragedy. It is more than merely painful, it is disgusting.
Beauty is meaningless until it is shared.
An earthquake is such fun when it is over.
A dull, decent people, cherishing and fortifying their dullness behind a quarter of a million bayonets.