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Cabbage, n: a familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head.
Litigation, n. A machine which you go into as a pig and come out as a sausage.
Infidel, n. In New York, one who does not believe in the Christian religion; in Constantinople, one who does.
Brain, n. An apparatus with which we think we think ...
Acquaintance, n. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.
Behavior, n. Conduct, as determined, not by principle, but by breeding.
Conservative, n. A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal, who wishes to replace them with others.
History, n. An account mostly false, of events mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers mostly knaves, and soldiers mostly fools.
Politics, n. A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles.
Religion, n. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.
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Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
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The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
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Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.
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A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
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