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"Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue."

"Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious."

"Diplomacy, n. is the art of letting somebody else have your way."

"Day, n. A period of twenty-four hours, mostly misspent."

"Revolution, n. In politics, an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment."

"Present, n. That part of eternity dividing the domain of disappointment from the realm of hope."

"Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance."

"Eloquence, n. The art of orally persuading fools that white is the color that it appears to be. It includes the gift of making any color appear white."

"Ardor, n. The quality that distinguishes love without knowledge."

"Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious."

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