Persecution was at least a sign of personal interest. Tolerance is composed of nine parts of apathy to one of brotherly love.
I know of no more disagreeable situation than to be left feeling generally angry without anybody in particular to be angry at.
We always carry out by committee anything in which any one of us alone would be too reasonable to persist.
The New York playgoer is a child of nature, and he has an honest and wholesome regard of whatever is atrocious in art.
Men will confess to treason, murder, arson, false teeth, or a wig. How many of them will own up to a lack of humor?
By rights, satire is a lonely and introspective occupation, for nobody can describe a fool to the life without much patient self-inspection.
Averageness is a quality we must put up with. Men march toward civilization in column formation, and by the time the van has learned to admire the masters the rear is drawing reluctantly away from the totem pole.