The tyrannies of children are simply more transparent than those of their elders.
The post-civilized will eventually ruin anything.
Kids create tyrannies – if not around appearance, then around thought.
Revenge is best served in advance.
No one can tell you who you are, but no one should try to figure out who they are without a friend.
Projects get done by relentless consistency—by making small increments non-negotiable, and seizing quantum opportunities when available.
I used to think the most valuable thing I have is my freedom; but more valuable than that is knowing who I am.
Vice is when we try to fill a need illicitly, because it’s not getting filled otherwise.
It’s inconsistent for people to want all the wrath and rage of the Old Testament but not all the rules.
The cliquish person is the least comfortable and most out of place of everyone in the room.
I don’t approve of revenge, so when I engage in it, I’m proactive about it.
Being happy and being content are different things; I’m much happier not deciding I’m finished already.
To win a game you hate, you have to create your own rules and define winning as your own enjoyment.
If you want to actually enjoy yourself at a cocktail party, give everyone permission to let their guard down.
When there’s posturing, bluster, and one-upsmanship at a social gathering, just bring up art.
Social situations are a process of uncovering what another person really geeks out about.