A bride is a woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
ADVICE, n. The smallest current coin. The man was in such deep distress, Said Tom,...
Income is the natural and rational gauge and measure of respectability.
MONARCHICAL GOVERNMENT, n. Government.
Mad, adj. Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.
Land: A part of the earth's surface, considered as property. The theory that land is...
Belladonna, n.: In Italian a beautiful lady; in English a deadly poison. A striking example...
Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
LOVE, n. A temporary insanity curable by marriage or by removal of the patient from...
PRESBYTERIAN, n. One who holds the conviction that the government authorities of the Church should...
The future is that period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are...
Destiny: A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure.
Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.
Egotism, n: Doing the New York Times crossword puzzle with a pen.
Alliance - in international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so...
Eulogy. Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or...
I believe we shall come to care about people less and less. The more people...
A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks...
Confidante: One entrusted by A with the secrets of B confided to herself by C.
Alien - an American sovereign in his probationary state.
Eloquence, n. The art of orally persuading fools that white is the color that it...