A total abstainer is one who abstains from everything but abstention, and especially from inactivity in the affairs of others.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce Quotes
Men become civilized, not in proportion to their willingness to believe, but in proportion to...
PANDEMONIUM, n. Literally, the Place of All the Demons. Most of them have escaped into...
All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusions is called a philosopher.
Pray, v.: To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled on behalf of...
Mayonnaise: One of the sauces which serve the French in place of a state religion.
Alien - an American sovereign in his probationary state.
Opportunity is a favorable occasion for grasping a disappointment
Inventor: A person who makes an ingenious arrangement of wheels, levers and springs, and believes...
SCRIPTURES, n. The sacred books of our holy religion, as distinguished from the false and...
There are 4 kinds of Homicide: felonious, excusable, justifiable, and praiseworthy.
Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly...
QUOTIENT, n. A number showing how many times a sum of money belonging to one...
The covers of this book are too far apart.
An egotist is a person of low taste - more interested in himself than in...
Infidel: In New York, one who does not believe in the Christian religion; in Constantinople,...
A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks...
Rum, n. Generically, fiery liquors that produce madness in total abstainers.
Saint: A dead sinner revised and edited.
Barometer, n.: An ingenious instrument which indicates what kind of weather we are having.
Life - a spiritual pickle preserving the body from decay.