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Dentist, n. A prestidigitator who, putting metal into your mouth, pulls coins out of your pocket.
Destiny, n. A tyrant's authority for crime and a fools excuse for failure.
Consul, n. In American politics, a person who having failed to secure an office from the people is given one by the Administration on condition that he leave the country.
Bigot, n. One who is obstinately and zealously attached to an opinion that you do not entertain.
Opiate, n. An unlocked door in the prison of Identity. It leads into the jail yard.
Education, n. That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
Enthusiasm, n. A distemper of youth, curable by small doses of repentance in connection with outward applications of experience.
What is worth doing is worth the trouble of asking somebody to do it.
Fashion, n. A despot whom the wise ridicule and obey.
Overwork, n. A dangerous disorder affecting high public functionaries who want to go fishing.
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