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Advertising may be described as the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
It takes a good deal of physical courage to ride a horse. This, however, I have. I get it at about forty cents a flask, and take it as required.
Golf may be played on Sunday, not being a game within the view of the law, but being a form of moral effort.
Lord Ronald said nothing he flung himself from the room, flung himself upon his horse and rode madly off in all directions.
Men are able to trust one another, knowing the exact degree of dishonesty they are entitled to expect.
Newspapermen learn to call a murderer 'an alleged murderer' and the King of England 'the alleged King of England' to avoid libel suits.
The classics are only primitive literature. They belong to the same class as primitive machinery and primitive music and primitive medicine.
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