DELEGATION, n. In American politics, an article of merchandise that comes in sets.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory...
Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.
Ambition. An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by...
Belladonna, n.: In Italian a beautiful lady; in English a deadly poison. A striking example...
Optimism - the doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly.
Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
Bore: a person who talks when you wish him to listen.
TRUST, n. In American politics, a large corporation composed in greater part of thrifty working...
Eloquence, n. The art of orally persuading fools that white is the color that it...
Hypocrisy: prejudice with a halo
PRESIDENCY, n. The greased pig in the field game of American politics.
Impiety, n.: Your irreverence toward my deity.
Tariff: a scale of taxes on imports, designed to protect the domestic producer against the...
Immortality: A toy which people cry for, And on their knees apply for, Dispute, contend...
Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making...
Bacchus, n.: A convenient deity invented by the ancients as an excuse for getting drunk.
Revolution, n. In politics, an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment.
OLD, adj. In that stage of usefulness which is not inconsistent with general inefficiency, as...
The reason why so few good books are written is that so few people who...
Books open your mind, broaden your mind, and strengthen you as nothing else can.