Coward: One who, in a perilous emergency, thinks with his legs.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce Quotes
OUT-OF-DOORS, n. That part of one's environment upon which no government has been able to...
Happiness: an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.
MALTHUSIAN, adj. Pertaining to Malthus and his doctrines. Malthus believed in artificially limiting population, but...
Painting: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather and exposing them to the...
Consul - in American politics, a person who having failed to secure an office from...
Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.
Opportunity is a favorable occasion for grasping a disappointment
Abscond - to move in a mysterious way, commonly with the property of another.
Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.
Revolution is an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment.
CONSUL, n. In American politics, a person who having failed to secure and office from...
Doubt begins only at the last frontiers of what is possible.
PRESBYTERIAN, n. One who holds the conviction that the government authorities of the Church should...
PALMISTRY, n. The 947th method (according to Mimbleshaw's classification) of obtaining money by false pretences....
When you doubt, abstain.
BRANDY, n. A cordial composed of one part thunder-and-lightning, one part remorse, two parts bloody...
The hardest tumble a man can make is to fall over his own bluff.
Admiral. That part of a warship which does the talking while the figurehead does the...
Dog - a kind of additional or subsidiary Deity designed to catch the overflow and...
There are four kinds of Homicide: felonious, excusable, justifiable, and praiseworthy.