Insurance: An ingenious modern game of chance in which the player is permitted to enjoy the comfortable conviction that he is beating the man who keeps the table.
Impiety. Your irreverence toward my deity.
Witticism. A sharp and clever remark, usually quoted and seldom noted; what the Philistine is pleased to call a ''joke.''
Category: Jokes And Jokers
Knowledge is the small part of ignorance that we arrange and classify.
Laughter -- An interior convulsion, producing a distortion of the features and accompanied by inarticulate noises. It is infectious and, though intermittent, incurable.
Litigant. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones.
Category: Law Suits
Laziness. Unwarranted repose of manner in a person of low degree.
Learning. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
Life. A spiritual pickle preserving the body from decay.
Category: Life And Living
A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
A man is known by the company he organizes.
The world has suffered more from the ravages of ill-advised marriages than from virginity.
Incompatibility. In matrimony a similarity of tastes, particularly the taste for domination.
Marriage. The state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress and two slaves, making in all, two.
Before undergoing a surgical operation, arrange your temporal affairs. You may live.