Light is so fast that nothing can move faster than its own shadow.
Plants are more courageous than almost all human beings: an orange tree would rather die than produce lemons, whereas instead of dying the average person would rather be someone they are not.
Some people will insult your intelligence by suddenly being nice or nicer to you once you make it … or they think you have.
One of the most common and most dangerous misbeliefs is that it is impossible for someone to be stupid just because they are a doctor or a lawyer.
You are more likely to find three TVs inside a randomly selected house than you are to find a single book that is or was not read to pass an exam, to please God, or to be a better cook.
It is usually unbearably painful to read a book by an author who knows way less than you do, unless the book is a novel.