"Irreligion. The principal one of the great faiths of the world."
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"Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining individual profit without individual responsibility."
"Prejudice. A vagrant opinion without visible means of support."
"Marriage. The state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress and two slaves, making in all, two."
"History. An account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools."
"Experience. The wisdom that enables us to recognise in an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced."
"Faith: Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel."
"Wit - the salt with which the American humorist spoils his intellectual cookery by leaving it out."
"Liberty: One of Imagination's most precious possessions."
"In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office."
"Mad, adj. Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence."
"Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious."
"Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding."
"Experience - the wisdom that enables us to recognise in an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced."
"Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success."
"Success is the one unpardonable sin against our fellows."
"Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught."
"The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling."
"Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility."
"Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband."
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