All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusion is called a philosopher.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Meekness: Uncommon patience in planning a revenge that is worth while.
Admiral. That part of a warship which does the talking while the figurehead does the...
Mad, adj. Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.
MONARCHICAL GOVERNMENT, n. Government.
FORMA PAUPERIS. [Latin] In the character of a poor person --a method by which a...
Scriptures: the sacred books of our holy religion, as distinguished from the false and profane...
LEVIATHAN, n. An enormous aquatic animal mentioned by Job. Some suppose it to have been...
Genealogy, n. An account of one's descent from a man who did not particularly care...
Patriotism. Combustible rubbish ready to the torch of any one ambitious to illuminate his name.
Impiety. Your irreverence toward my deity.
Absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends.
Turkey: A large bird whose flesh, when eaten on certain religious anniversaries has the peculiar...
Who never doubted, never half believed. Where doubt is, there truth is - it is...
Architect. One who drafts a plan of your house, and plans a draft of your...
LONGEVITY, n. Uncommon extension of the fear of death.
Laughter is an interior convulsion, producing a distortion of the features and accompanied by inarticulate...
Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
Spring beckons! All things to the call respond; the trees are leaving and cashiers abscond.
Prescription: A physician's guess at what will best prolong the situation with least harm to...
Positive, adj.: Mistaken at the top of one's voice.