In English, double negatives theoretically cancel each other out — or, more accurately they’re considered bad grammar. Not so in Greek — they use double negatives for emphasis: Truly I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, one dot-of-an-I or cross-of-a-T will not not pass away from the law until all be fulfilled….
To say ‘Yes’ to something is to say ‘No’ to something else.
The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously.
Good judgement comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgement.
Hard times makes for a community-minded and industrious people. A community-minded and industrious people make for good times. Good times make for an entitled and indolent people. An entitled and indolent people make for hard times.