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A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.
A bore is a man who deprives you of solitude without providing you with company.
I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.
I call Christianity the one great curse, the one great intrinsic depravity, the one great instinct for revenge for which no expedient is sufficiently poisonous, secret, subterranean, petty -- I call it the one mortal blemish of mankind.
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember.
I do not know myself and God forbid that I should.
Ignorance does not necesarilly mean one has a lack of wisdom, for a most ignorant person can be one with much wisdom. It's "live and learn" that creates wisdom.
Being kissed by a man who didn't wax his moustache was like eating an egg without salt.
Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do not want to know.