A bride is a woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
What this country needs what every country needs occasionally is a good hard bloody war...
Income is the natural and rational gauge and measure of respectability.
Painting: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather and exposing them to the...
A man is known by the company he organizes.
Infidel: In New York, one who does not believe in the Christian religion; in Constantinople,...
The spiritual attitude of a man to a god and a dog to a man.
Convent - a place of retirement for women who wish for leisure to meditate upon...
OBSESSED, p.p. Vexed by an evil spirit, like the Gadarene swine and other critics. Obsession...
Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable.
Work: a dangerous disorder affecting high public functionaries who want to go fishing
Philosophy: A route of many roads leading from nowhere to nothing.
Ardor, n. The quality that distinguishes love without knowledge.
ADMINISTRATION, n. An ingenious abstraction in politics, designed to receive the kicks and cuffs due...
Belladonna, n.: In Italian a beautiful lady; in English a deadly poison. A striking example...
Confidante: One entrusted by A with the secrets of B confided to herself by C.
Bore, n. A person who talks when you wish him to listen.
A revolution, in politics, is an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment. The substitution...
DELEGATION, n. In American politics, an article of merchandise that comes in sets.
In politics, an absurdity is not a handicap.
There is no act of treachery or meanness of which a political party is not...