Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce Quotes
I believe we shall come to care about people less and less. The more people...
Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
Irreligion - the principal one of the great faiths of the world.
CARTESIAN, adj. Relating to Descartes, a famous philosopher, author of the celebrated dictum, _Cogito ergo...
Congratulations is the civility of envy.
RASH, adj. Insensible to the value of our advice.
Confidante: One entrusted by A with the secrets of B confided to herself by C.
Habit is a shackle for the free.
A miracle is an act or event out of the order of nature and unaccountable,...
LONGEVITY, n. Uncommon extension of the fear of death.
Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself...
FORMA PAUPERIS. [Latin] In the character of a poor person --a method by which a...
Land: A part of the earth's surface, considered as property. The theory that land is...
Dawn: When men of reason go to bed.
Turkey: A large bird whose flesh, when eaten on certain religious anniversaries has the peculiar...
Absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends.
Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever...
INSURRECTION, n. An unsuccessful revolution. Disaffection's failure to substitute misrule for bad government.
What seems fair enough against a squalid huckster of bad liquor may take on a...
The government is tottering. We must deal it the death blow an any cost. To...