Gentlemen don’t ask women impertinent questions about delicate subjects…… And they never, ever use crude expressions in mixed company. Not unless they’re ready to face the consequences.
Servitude of any sort is distasteful to all men, but especially objectionable is subjection to others in the case of those who ought to rule.
Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.
Books are not made to be believed, but to be subjected to inquiry. When we consider a book, we mustn't ask ourselves what it says but what it means...
I did best when I had least truth for my subjects.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Who Subject Fanatic
People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect, but *actually* from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint - it's more like a big ball of wibbly wobbly... time-y wimey... stuff.
time-travel Humor doctor-who
Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say infinitely when you mean very; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
superlatives on-writing exageration
All things are subject to interpretation. Whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.
There are some themes, some subjects, too large for adult fiction; they can only be dealt with adequately in a children's book.
children-s-books young-adult philip-pullman
Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough.
Old Get Anyone
The human race tends to remember the abuses to which it has been subjected rather than the endearments. What's left of kisses? Wounds, however, leave scars.
wounds history Life