Civilization, to be worthy of the name, must afford other methods of settling human differences than those of blood letting.
I cannot afford to watch Fox News.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Youth, however, can afford to enjoy even its melancholy; for the ultimate fact of which that melancholy is a prophecy is a long way off.
You should be able to do anything you can afford as an adult.