The small part of ignorance that we arrange and classify we give the name of knowledge.
Logic: The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding.
Education: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
Christian: One who believes that the New Testament is a divinely inspired book admirably suited to the spiritual needs of his neighbor. One who follows the teachings of Christ in so far as they are not inconsistent with a life of sin.
Optimism: The doctrine that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly, everything good, especially the bad, and everything right that is wrong. ... It is hereditary, but fortunately not contagious.
Destiny. A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure.
Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age.
A medal is a small metal disk given as a reward for virtues, attainments or services more or less authentic.
Prayer is asking the laws of the universe to be annulled on behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy.
WEDDING, n. A ceremony at which two persons undertake to become one, one undertakes to become nothing, and nothing undertakes to become supportable.