All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusions is called a philosopher.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce Quotes
Death is not the end. There remains the litigation over the estate.
ABDOMEN, n. The temple of the god Stomach, in whose worship, with sacrificial rights, all...
Coward: One who, in a perilous emergency, thinks with his legs.
Life - a spiritual pickle preserving the body from decay.
Ability is commonly found to consist mainly in a high degree of solemnity.
Capital Punishment, a penalty regarding the justice and expediency of which many worthy persons -...
USAGE, n. The First Person of the literary Trinity, the Second and Third being Custom...
Bacchus, n.: A convenient deity invented by the ancients as an excuse for getting drunk.
BRANDY, n. A cordial composed of one part thunder-and-lightning, one part remorse, two parts bloody...
Politeness, n: The most acceptable hypocrisy.
Creditor. One of a tribe of savages dwelling beyond the Financial Straits and dreaded for...
Advice is the smallest current coin.
ZANY, n. A popular character in old Italian plays, who imitated with ludicrous incompetence the...
To apologize is to lay the foundation for a future offense.
Calamities are of two kinds: misfortunes to ourselves, and good fortune to others.
FORMA PAUPERIS. [Latin] In the character of a poor person --a method by which a...
Infidel: In New York, one who does not believe in the Christian religion; in Constantinople,...
Anoint, v.: To grease a king or other great functionary already sufficiently slippery.
Liberty: One of Imagination's most precious possessions.
Consul - in American politics, a person who having failed to secure an office from...