More From George Jean Nathan
- "Politics is the diversion of trivial men who, when they succeed at it, become important in the eyes of more trivial men."
- "Women, as they grow older, rely more and more on cosmetics. Men, as they grow older, rely more and more on a sense of humor."
- "Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles."
More In Good
- "There’s much to be said for feeling numb. Time passes more quickly. You eat less, and because numbness encourages laziness, you do fewer things, good or bad, and the world’s probably a better place for it."― Doug Coupland
- "The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large."― Confucius
- "Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well."― Ralph Waldo Emerson