Deliberation, n.: The act of examining one's bread to determine which side it is buttered on.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce Quotes
All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusion is called a philosopher.
Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility.
Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
TRUST, n. In American politics, a large corporation composed in greater part of thrifty working...
Doubt, indulged and cherished, is in danger of becoming denial; but if honest, and bent...
Consult: To seek approval for a course of action already decided upon.
A revolution, in politics, is an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment. The substitution...
Alien - an American sovereign in his probationary state.
Land: A part of the earth's surface, considered as property. The theory that land is...
Laziness. Unwarranted repose of manner in a person of low degree.
Egotist: a person more interested in himself than in me.
The spiritual attitude of a man to a god and a dog to a man.
OBSESSED, p.p. Vexed by an evil spirit, like the Gadarene swine and other critics. Obsession...
The covers of this book are too far apart.
PUSH, n. One of the two things mainly conducive to success, especially in politics. The...
Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
Anoint, v.: To grease a king or other great functionary already sufficiently slippery.
Impartial - unable to perceive any promise of personal advantage from espousing either side of...
A civilization in which there is not a continuous controversy about important issues is on...
The most savage controversies are about matters as to which there is no good evidence...