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Love, n. A temporary insanity curable by marriage.

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Scriptures, n. The sacred books of our holy religion, as distinguished from the false and profane writings on which all other faiths are based.

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Selfish, adj. Devoid of consideration for the selfishness of others.

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Positive, adj.: Mistaken at the top of one's voice.

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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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All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusion is called a philosopher.

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Pray, v. To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled in behalf of a single petitioner, confessedly unworthy.

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The covers of this book are too far apart.

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Faith, n. Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.

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Lottery: A tax on people who are bad at math.

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Egotist, n. A person of low taste, more interested in himself than in me.

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Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.

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Sweater, n. Garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.

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In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office.

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