Christian: One who believes that the New Testament is a divinely inspired book admirably suited to the spiritual needs of his neighbor. One who follows the teachings of Christ in so far as they are not inconsistent with a life…
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Battle, n., A method of untying with the teeth a political knot that would not...
Trial. A formal inquiry designed to prove and put upon record the blameless characters of...
PRESIDENCY, n. The greased pig in the field game of American politics.
Pray, v.: To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled on behalf of...
Acquaintance is a degree of friendship called slight when its object is poor and obscure,...
Marriage, n: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress,...
RASCALITY, n. Stupidity militant. The activity of a clouded intellect.
Mayonnaise: One of the sauces which serve the French in place of a state religion.
Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable
What this country needs what every country needs occasionally is a good hard bloody war...
Patriotism is as fierce as a fever, pitiless as the grave, blind as a stone,...
Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
Coward: One who, in a perilous emergency, thinks with his legs.
LAOCOON, n. A famous piece of antique scripture representing a priest of that name and...
TEETOTALER, n. One who abstains from strong drink, sometimes totally, sometimes tolerably totally.
Liberty: One of Imagination's most precious possessions.
USAGE, n. The First Person of the literary Trinity, the Second and Third being Custom...
Calamities are of two kinds: misfortunes to ourselves, and good fortune to others.
Meekness: Uncommon patience in planning a revenge that is worth while.
Jealous, adj. Unduly concerned about the preservation of that which can be lost only if...