A bride is a woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.
Advice is the smallest current coin.
Education is that which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
Congratulations is the civility of envy.
And abstainer is a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
An inventor is a person who makes an ingenious arrangement of wheels, levers and springs, and believes it civilization.
Admiration is our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
Acquaintance is a degree of friendship called slight when its object is poor and obscure, and intimate when he is rich and famous.
A wedding is a ceremony at which two persons undertake to become one, one undertakes to become nothing, and nothing undertakes to become supportable.
A revolution, in politics, is an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment. The substitution of the rule of an administration for that of a ministry, whereby the welfare and happiness of the people were advanced a full half-inch.