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If a man called Christmas Day a mere hypocritical excuse for drunkeness and gluttony, that would be false, but it would have a fact hidden in it somewhere. But when Bernard Shaw says that Christmas Day is only a conspiracy kept up by Poulterers and wine merchants from strictly business motives, then he says something which is not so much false as startling and arrestingly foolish. He might as well say that the two sexes were invented by jewellers who wanted to sell wedding rings.
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Gilbert Keith Chesterton Quotes

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Custard: A detestable substance produced by a malevolent conspiracy of the hen, the cow, and the cook.
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Ambrose Bierce Quotes

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Society is always engaged in a vast conspiracy to preserve itself - at the expense of the new demands of each new generation.
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