Newspapermen learn to call a murderer 'an alleged murderer' and the King of England 'the alleged King of England' to avoid libel suits.
I detest life-insurance agents they always argue that I shall some day die, which is not so.
Lord Ronald said nothing he flung himself from the room, flung himself upon his horse and rode madly off in all directions.
Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
Advertising: the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
Now, the essence, the very spirit of Christmas is that we first make believe a thing is so, and lo, it presently turns out to be so
It's called political economy because it is has nothing to do with either politics or economy
Electricity is of two kinds, positive and negative. The difference is, I presume, that one comes a little more expensive, but is more durable; the other is a cheaper thing, but the moths get into it.
Life, we learn too late, is in the living, the tissue of every day and hour
Many a man in love with a dimple makes a mistake of marrying the whole girl
Men are able to trust one another, knowing the exact degree of dishonesty they are entitled to expect
A sportsman is a man who every now and then, simply has to get out and kill something
The attempt to make the consumption of beer criminal is as silly and as futile as if you passed a law to send a man to jail for eating cucumber salad
Personally, I would sooner have written Alice in Wonderland than the whole Encyclopedia Britannica.
In ancient times they had no statistics so they had to fall back on lies.