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Credit
Engrave this Quote Creditor. One of a tribe of savages dwelling beyond the Financial Straits and dreaded for their desolating incursions.
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Crime
Engrave this Quote Abscond. To move in a mysterious way, commonly with the property of another.
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Criticism
Engrave this Quote The covers of this book are too far apart.
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Cynicism
Engrave this Quote A cynic is a blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, and not as they ought to be.
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Debt / Borrow / Loan
Engrave this Quote Forgetfulness. A gift of God bestowed upon debtors in compensation for their destitution of conscience.
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Diplomacy
Engrave this Quote Consul. In American politics, a person who having failed to secure an office from the people is given one by the Administration on condition that he leave the country.
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Divorce
Engrave this Quote Divorce. A resumption of diplomatic relations and rectification of boundaries.
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Doctors
Engrave this Quote Physician -- One upon whom we set our hopes when ill and our dogs when well.
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Dogs
Engrave this Quote Dog. A kind of additional or subsidiary Deity designed to catch the overflow and surplus of the world's worship.
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Drugs
Engrave this Quote Opiate. An unlocked door in the prison of Identity. It leads into the jail yard.
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Duty
Engrave this Quote Duty. That which sternly impels us in the direction of profit, along the line of desire.
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Education
Engrave this Quote Education is that which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
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Ego
Engrave this Quote Egotist. A person of low taste, more interested in himself than me.
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Engrave this Quote An egotist is a person interested in himself than in me!
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Enthusiasm
Engrave this Quote Enthusiasm. A distemper of youth, curable by small doses of repentance in connection with outward applications of experience.
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Experience
Engrave this Quote Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age.
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Engrave this Quote Experience. The wisdom that enables us to recognize in an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced.
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Fate & Destiny
Engrave this Quote Destiny. A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure.
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Food
Engrave this Quote Edible. Good to eat and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad, a toad to a snake, a snake to a pig, a pig to a man, and a man to a worm.
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Forgiveness
Engrave this Quote To apologize is to lay the foundation for a future offense.
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Fortune
Engrave this Quote An accident is an inevitable occurrence due to the actions of immutable natural laws.
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Friends
Engrave this Quote Acquaintance: a degree of friendship called slight when its object is poor or obscure, and intimate when he is rich or famous.
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Engrave this Quote Acquaintance. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.
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Engrave this Quote An acquaintance is someone we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.
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Funerals
Engrave this Quote A funeral is a pageant whereby we attest our respect for the dead by enriching the undertaker.
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