"The reason we all like to think so well of others is that we are afraid for ourselves. The basis of optimism is sheer terror. We think that we are generous because we credit our neighbor with the possesion of those virtues that are likely to be a benifit to us. We praise the banker that we may overdraw our account, and find good qualities in the highwayman in the hope that he may spare our pockets."
"I do have a test today, that wasn't bullshit. It's on European Socialism. I mean, really, what's the point? I'm not European. I don't plan on being European. So, who gives a crap if they're Socialists? They could be fascist anarchists, it still wouldn't change the fact that I don't own a car"