Any compilation of phrases or quotations that initially appear illogical or nonsensical, but upon reflection, make a good deal of sense and are often profoundly true.
I can with truth say mine is a situation of dignified slavery.
– Andrew Jackson, on the presidency
A good politician is quite as unthinkable as an honest burglar.
– H. L. Mencken
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
– George Orwell, in Animal Farm