Marriage, n: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two.
Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance.
Cabbage A familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head.
Age: that period of life in which we compound for the vices that we still cherish by reviling those that we no longer have the enterprise to commit
You are not permitted to kill a woman who has injured you, but nothing forbids you to reflect that she is growing older every minute. You are avenged 1440 times a day.
Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth - two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age.
Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age.
Age, with his eyes in the back of his head, thinks it wisdom to see the bogs through which he has floundered.