ADMINISTRATION, n. An ingenious abstraction in politics, designed to receive the kicks and cuffs due to the premier or president. A man of straw, proof against bad-egging and dead-catting.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.
Doubt, indulged and cherished, is in danger of becoming denial; but if honest, and bent...
A bride is a woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.
Barometer, n.: An ingenious instrument which indicates what kind of weather we are having.
When you doubt, abstain.
Politeness, n: The most acceptable hypocrisy.
RASCALITY, n. Stupidity militant. The activity of a clouded intellect.
There are 4 kinds of Homicide: felonious, excusable, justifiable, and praiseworthy.
Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern...
Philosophy: A route of many roads leading from nowhere to nothing.
Tariff: a scale of taxes on imports, designed to protect the domestic producer against the...
Infidel: In New York, one who does not believe in the Christian religion; in Constantinople,...
Absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends.
Ardor, n. The quality that distinguishes love without knowledge.
Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
It is evident that skepticism, while it makes no actual change in man, always makes...
Acquaintance is a degree of friendship called slight when its object is poor and obscure,...
RECOUNT, n. In American politics, another throw of the dice, accorded to the player against...
Academic politics is the most vicious and bitter form of politics, because the stakes are...
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruption.