Absurdity, n.: A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce Quotes
I believe we shall come to care about people less and less. The more people...
Infidel: In New York, one who does not believe in the Christian religion; in Constantinople,...
Erudition - dust shaken out of a book into an empty skull.
Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
Rum, n. Generically, fiery liquors that produce madness in total abstainers.
A revolution, in politics, is an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment. The substitution...
Litigation: A machine which you go into as a pig and come out of as...
Habit is a shackle for the free.
ZANY, n. A popular character in old Italian plays, who imitated with ludicrous incompetence the...
There are 4 kinds of Homicide: felonious, excusable, justifiable, and praiseworthy.
Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.
LONGEVITY, n. Uncommon extension of the fear of death.
INJUSTICE, n. A burden which of all those that we load upon others and carry...
Philosophy: A route of many roads leading from nowhere to nothing.
Egotism, n: Doing the New York Times crossword puzzle with a pen.
Land: A part of the earth's surface, considered as property. The theory that land is...
The hardest tumble a man can make is to fall over his own bluff.
Optimism - the doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly.
When a person is determined to believe something, the very absurdity of the doctrine confirms...
Doctrine is nothing but the skin of truth set up and stuffed.