Beauty. The power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.
Bigot, one who is obstinately and zealously attached to an opinion that you do not entertain.
Bore -- a person who talks when you wish him to listen.
Category: Bores And Boredom
Corporation. An ingenious device for obtaining individual profit without individual responsibility.
Don't steal; thou it never thus compete successfully in business. Cheat.
Calamities are of two kinds: misfortune to ourselves, and good fortune to others.
To be positive: to be mistaken at the top of one's voice.
Heaven lies about us in our infancy and the world begins lying about us pretty soon afterward.
When in Rome, do as Rome does.
Category: Cities And City Life
Compromise. Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of thinking he has got what he ought not to have, and is deprived of nothing except what was justly his due.
The Senate is a body of old men charged with high duties and misdemeanors.
Conservative. A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from a Liberal, who wishes to replace them with others.
A coward is one who in a perilous emergency thinks with his legs.
Category: Coward And Cowardice
Creditor. One of a tribe of savages dwelling beyond the Financial Straits and dreaded for their desolating incursions.
Abscond. To ''move'' in a mysterious way, commonly with the property of another.
Category: Crime And Criminals