Brain: an apparatus with which we think we think.
Painting: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather and exposing them to the critic.
Conservative, n: A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal who wishes to replace them with others.
In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, brain is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office.
Cogito cogito ergo cogito sum — “I think that I think, therefore I think that I am;” as close an approach to certainty as any philosopher has yet made.
He who thinks with difficulty believes with alacrity.
A guerra é a forma de Deus ensinar geografia aos americanos.
GUILLOTINE, n. A machine which makes a Frenchman shrug his shoulders with good reason.
Mammon, n. The god of the world’s leading religion. His chief temple is in the city of New York
ABRUPT, adj. Sudden, without ceremony, like the arrival of a cannon- shot and the departure of the soldier whose interests are most affected by it. Dr. Samuel Johnson beautifully said of another author’s ideas that they were “concatenated without abruption.