Quotes

11 November 2014
Egotist. A person of low taste, more interested in himself than me.
11 November 2014
Enthusiasm. A distemper of youth, curable by small doses of repentance in connection with outward applications of experience.
11 November 2014
Woman absent is woman dead.
11 November 2014
Witticism. A sharp and clever remark, usually quoted and seldom noted; what the Philistine is pleased to call a "joke."
11 November 2014
Women in love are less ashamed than men. They have less to be ashamed of.
11 November 2014
Erudition. Dust shaken out of a book into an empty skull.
11 November 2014
Eulogy. Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or the consideration to be dead.
11 November 2014
Wit. The salt with which the American humorist spoils his intellectual cookery by leaving it out.
11 November 2014
Experience. The wisdom that enables us to recognise in an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced.
11 November 2014
Faith. Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.

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