That is the consolation of a little mind; you have the fun of changing it without impeding the progress of mankind.
I have found some of the best reasons I ever had for remaining at the bottom simply by looking at the men at the top.
Men will confess to treason, murder, arson, false teeth, or a wig. How many of them will own up to a lack of humor?
We do not mind our not arriving anywhere nearly so much as our not having any company on the way.
Talk ought always to run obliquely, not nose to nose with no chance of mental escape.