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"Cabbage: A... vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head."
"Cogito cogito ergo cogito sum" (I think that I think, therefore I
think that I am.)"
"Brain: an apparatus with which we think we think."
"To be positive: To be mistaken at the top of one's voice."
"Admiration, n: Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to
"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."
"Calamities are of two kinds: misfortunes to ourselves, and good fortune to others."
"The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling."
"Painting: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather and exposing them to the critic."