Ardor, n. The quality that distinguishes love without knowledge.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce Quotes
Opportunity is a favorable occasion for grasping a disappointment.
Infidel: In New York, one who does not believe in the Christian religion; in Constantinople,...
Dawn: When men of reason go to bed.
Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to...
Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
Deliberation, n.: The act of examining one's bread to determine which side it is buttered...
Meekness: Uncommon patience in planning a revenge that is worth while.
Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly...
Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable.
Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself...
NECTAR, n. A drink served at banquets of the Olympian deities. The secret of its...
History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by...
Habit is a shackle for the free.
Incompatibility. In matrimony a similarity of tastes, particularly the taste for domination.
Patriotism. Combustible rubbish ready to the torch of any one ambitious to illuminate his name.
Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
Genealogy, n. An account of one's descent from a man who did not particularly care...
SAFETY-CLUTCH, n. A mechanical device acting automatically to prevent the fall of an elevator, or...
The Democratic Party is the party that opened its arms. We opened them to every...
PRESIDENCY, n. The greased pig in the field game of American politics.