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Education, n. That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.

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Abstainer - a weak man who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.

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An egotist is a person of low taste - more interested in himself than in me.

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Acquaintance: a degree of friendship called slight when its object is poor or obscure, and intimate when he is rich or famous.

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Dog - a kind of additional or subsidiary Deity designed to catch the overflow and surplus of the world's worship.

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Convent - a place of retirement for women who wish for leisure to meditate upon the sin of idleness.

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Historian - a broad-gauge gossip.

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History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.

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Age. That period of life in which we compound for the vices that remain by reviling those we have no longer the vigor to commit.

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Ambition. An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by friends when dead.

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Erudition - dust shaken out of a book into an empty skull.

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