You don’t believe the sky is falling until a chunk of it falls on you.
The truth can cause a lot of trouble for those who are not supposed to know it.
Nobody is any authority on the f***s other people give.
As they say, history does not repeat itself, but it rhymes.
The inventor of the mirror did few of us any favours: we must have been happier before we knew what we looked like.
Once a story you’ve regarded as true has turned false, you begin suspecting all stories.