Clairvoyant, n.: A person, commonly a woman, who has the power of seeing that which is invisible to her patron - namely, that he is a blockhead.
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Ambrose Bierce Quotes
To apologize is to lay the foundation for a future offense.
SCRIPTURES, n. The sacred books of our holy religion, as distinguished from the false and...
CONSUL, n. In American politics, a person who having failed to secure and office from...
Bigot: One who is obstinately and zealously attached to an opinion that you do not...
Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern...
Kindness is a brief preface to ten volumes of exaction.
Impartial - unable to perceive any promise of personal advantage from espousing either side of...
All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusions is called a philosopher.
CIRCUS, n. A place where horses, ponies and elephants are permitted to see men, women...
Doubt begins only at the last frontiers of what is possible.
Bacchus, n.: A convenient deity invented by the ancients as an excuse for getting drunk.
LAOCOON, n. A famous piece of antique scripture representing a priest of that name and...
Acquaintance is a degree of friendship called slight when its object is poor and obscure,...
Patriotism. Combustible rubbish ready to the torch of any one ambitious to illuminate his name.
Wit - the salt with which the American humorist spoils his intellectual cookery by leaving...
Habit is a shackle for the free.
Prejudice - a vagrant opinion without visible means of support.
Bride: A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.
There is a difference between thinking you deserve to be happy and knowing you are...
Happy is that people whose God is the Lord -Psalm 144:15