Virtually the only subject in which one could ever get a scholarship to Oxford or Cambridge was classics. So I went to Oxford to study classics and, unlike Cambridge, it had a philosophy component, and I became completely transported by it.
We may pass violets looking for roses. We may pass contentment looking for victory.
There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope.
What a strange world this would be if we all had the same sense of humor.
Books had instant replay long before televised sports.
People who express themselves in paradoxes are in a strong position; and the more outrageous the paradox, in general the stronger the position.