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A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
~ Jean de la BruyA¨re | ( French satiric moralist. ) | 1645-1696 | Bachelor
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A child learns to discard his ideals, whereas a grown-up never wears out his short pants.
~ Karl Kraus | ( Austrian satirist. ) | 1874-1936 | Children
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A friend who cannot at a pinch remember a thing or two that never happened is as bad as one who does not know how to forget.
~ Samuel Butler | ( British poet and satirist. ) | 1612-1680 | Friendship
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A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg.
~ Samuel Butler | ( British poet and satirist. ) | 1612-1680 | Animals
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A lawyers dream of heaven; every man reclaimed his property at the resurrection, and each tried to recover it from all his forefathers.
~ Samuel Butler | ( British poet and satirist. ) | 1612-1680 | Law
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A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring; There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain; And drinking largely sobers us again.
~ Alexander Pope | ( English poet and satirist. ) | 1688-1744 | Learning
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A lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves a glorious success.
~ Ambrose Bierce | ( American newspaperman and short-story writer. ) | 1842-1914 | Determination
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A man should be just cultured enough to be able to look with suspicion upon culture at first, not second hand.
~ Samuel Butler | ( British poet and satirist. ) | 1612-1680 | Culture
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A man's friendships are, like his will, invalidated by marriage -- but they are also no less invalidated by the marriage of his friends.
~ Samuel Butler | ( British poet and satirist. ) | 1612-1680 | Friendship
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A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity.
~ Alexander Pope | ( English poet and satirist. ) | 1688-1744 | Curiosity
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A position of eminence makes a great person greater and a small person less.
~ Jean de la BruyA¨re | ( French satiric moralist. ) | 1645-1696 | Greatness
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A skilful leech is better far, than half a hundred men of war.
~ Samuel Butler | ( British poet and satirist. ) | 1612-1680 | Doctors
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A slave has but one master. An ambition man, has as many as there are people who helped him get his fortune.
~ Jean de la BruyA¨re | ( French satiric moralist. ) | 1645-1696 | Ambition
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A vain man finds it wise to speak good or ill of himself; a modest man does not talk of himself.
~ Jean de la BruyA¨re | ( French satiric moralist. ) | 1645-1696 | Modesty
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A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.
~ Jonathan Swift | ( Irish-born English satirist. ) | 1667-1745 | Money
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Abscond. To ''move'' in a mysterious way, commonly with the property of another.
~ Ambrose Bierce | ( American newspaperman and short-story writer. ) | 1842-1914 | Crime
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Abstainer. A weak man who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
~ Ambrose Bierce | ( American newspaperman and short-story writer. ) | 1842-1914 | Abstinence
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Absurdity. A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion.
~ Ambrose Bierce | ( American newspaperman and short-story writer. ) | 1842-1914 | Absurdity
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Achilles' wrath, to Greece the direful spring
Of woes unnumber'd, heavenly goddess, sing!

-: [ The Iliad of Homer. Book i. Line 1. ]
~ Alexander Pope | ( English poet and satirist. ) | 1688-1744 | Greece
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Acquaintance. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.
~ Ambrose Bierce | ( American newspaperman and short-story writer. ) | 1842-1914 | Acquaintance
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Acquaintance. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.
~ Ambrose Bierce | ( American newspaperman and short-story writer. ) | 1842-1914 | Acquaintance
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