Doubt, indulged and cherished, is in danger of becoming denial; but if honest, and bent on thorough investigation, it may soon lead to full establishment of the truth.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Romance is the fiction that owes no allegiance to the God of things as they...
OUTCOME, n. A particular type of disappointment. By the kind of intelligence that sees in...
A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks...
Tariff: a scale of taxes on imports, designed to protect the domestic producer against the...
Incompatibility: In matrimony, a similarity of tastes, particularly the taste for domination.
MONARCHICAL GOVERNMENT, n. Government.
Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever...
Reconsider, v. To seek a justification for a decision already made.
Mad, adj. Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.
INSURRECTION, n. An unsuccessful revolution. Disaffection's failure to substitute misrule for bad government.
In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored...
DOG, n. A kind of additional or subsidiary Deity designed to catch the overflow and...
Heaven: A place where the wicked cease from troubling you with talk of their personal...
Amnesty, n. The state's magnanimity to those offenders whom it would be too expensive to...
It is evident that skepticism, while it makes no actual change in man, always makes...
ARENA, n. In politics, an imaginary rat-pit in which the statesman wrestles with his record.
Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.
Mayonnaise: One of the sauces which serve the French in place of a state religion.
Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility.
Meekness: Uncommon patience in planning a revenge that is worth while.