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Only an American could think that democracy is merely a form a government; for anyone with experience of aristocracy, democracy is clearly a form of society.

All poetry and progressivism, idealism and dialectics presuppose this lack of identity.

Think of commonplaces like “you are a true friend,” “the actor is the one who acts,” and “truth is stranger than fiction.”

What I am leaving off the page is only fit to appear around, behind, and before it.

How joyless, though, when all games are strategic.

So I am not offended—I came here to teach.