The teller of a mirthful tale has latitude allowed him. We are content with less than absolute truth.
You can't get any better than TV on HBO, ABC and BBC3.
I abhor nothing more than bumping into someone I know on the Tube.
Writing about the future and the past is less a way of dramatizing change than of showing, by way of contrast, what abides.
It is our choices... that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
There is far more opportunity than there is ability.
I listened more than I studied... therefore little by little my knowledge and ability were developed.
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
If beggars do not hate the rest of us, they are even more abject than I had imagined.
Never express yourself more clearly than you are able to think.
I'd rather be able to face myself in the bathroom mirror than be rich and famous.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
I am better able to retract what I did not say than what I did.
Mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.
Nobody is bothered about an institution more than its alumni.
Forgiveness is about empowering yourself, rather than empowering your past.
As a rule, men worry more about what they can't see than about what they can.
Careers in virtually all academic disciplines are fostered by being a superstar who knows more about one subject than anyone else in the world.
There seems to be more abiding interest in unearthing old memos abroad than there is here.
Of all Iraq's rocket scientists, none drew warier scrutiny abroad than Modher Sadeq-Saba Tamimi.
I was always more of an academic than a jock.