A revolution, in politics, is an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment. The substitution of the rule of an administration for that of a ministry, whereby the welfare and happiness of the people were advanced a full half-inch.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Suffrage, noun. Expression of opinion by means of a ballot. The right of suffrage (which...
Positive, adj.: Mistaken at the top of one's voice.
Absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends.
Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself...
Politeness is the most acceptable hypocrisy
Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
Immortality: A toy which people cry for, And on their knees apply for, Dispute, contend...
Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.
Spring beckons! All things to the call respond; the trees are leaving and cashiers abscond.
Bore: a person who talks when you wish him to listen.
Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly...
Edible, adj.: Good to eat, and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad,...
It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory...
We submit to the majority because we have to. But we are not compelled to...
Genius - to know without having learned; to draw just conclusions from unknown premises; to...
A man is known by the company he organizes.
Opportunity is a favorable occasion for grasping a disappointment.
Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday's success or put its...
Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.
The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously.