Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best of all.
They said it was only a ground shark; but I was not wholly reassured. It is as bad to be eaten by a ground shark as by any other.
Most people stumble over the truth, now and then, but they usually manage to pick themselves up and go on, anyway.
You may always walk with the Devil till you get to the end of the bridge.
The reserve of modern assertions is sometimes pushed to extremes, in which the fear of being contradicted leads the writer to strip himself of almost all sense and meaning.
Fascism was the shadow or ugly child of Communism.