Acquaintance. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce Quotes
Revolution, n. In politics, an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment.
Pain: an uncomfortable frame of mind that may have a physical basis in something that...
Success is the one unpardonable sin against our fellows.
Laughter is an interior convulsion, producing a distortion of the features and accompanied by inarticulate...
RASCALITY, n. Stupidity militant. The activity of a clouded intellect.
Work: a dangerous disorder affecting high public functionaries who want to go fishing
Pray: To ask the laws of the universe to be annulled on behalf of a...
COMMERCE, n. A kind of transaction in which A plunders from B the goods of...
(Love) A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
LOVE, n. A temporary insanity curable by marriage or by removal of the patient from...
Fork: An instrument used chiefly for the purpose of putting dead animals into the mouth.
OUT-OF-DOORS, n. That part of one's environment upon which no government has been able to...
The hardest tumble a man can make is to fall over his own bluff.
Eulogy. Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or...
Divorce: a resumption of diplomatic relations and rectification of boundaries.
ADVICE, n. The smallest current coin. The man was in such deep distress, Said Tom,...
Spring beckons! All things to the call respond; the trees are leaving and cashiers abscond.
Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
My hand is the extension of the thinking process - the creative process.
An artist is always alone - if he is an artist. No, what the artist...