Laughter is an interior convulsion, producing a distortion of the features and accompanied by inarticulate noises. It is infectious and, though intermittent, incurable.
Ocean: A body of water occupying two-thirds of a world made for man - who has no gills.
Politeness-The most acceptable hypocrisy.
The spiritual attitude of a man to a god and a dog to a man.
Painting the art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather and exposing them to the critic.
Congratulations is the civility of envy.
Diplomacy-: The patriotic art of lying for one's country.
We submit to the majority because we have to. But we are not compelled to call our attitude of subjection a posture of respect.
Example is better than following it.
Patriotism- Combustible rubbish ready to the torch of any one ambitious to illuminate his name.
Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
Vote-The instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.
Ardor-The quality that distinguishes love without knowledge.
Eulogy- Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or the consideration to be dead.
Pain: an uncomfortable frame of mind that may have a physical basis in something that is being done to the body, or may be purely mental, caused by the good fortune of others.
Education: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
Genius - To know without having learned; to draw just conclusions from unknown premises; to discern the soul of things.
Future. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness is assured.
Opportunity- A favourable occasion for grasping a disappointment.
Painting- The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to the critic.