Edible, adj.: Good to eat, and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad, a toad to a snake, a snake to a pig, a pig to a man, and a man to a worm.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce Quotes
The most affectionate creature in the world is a wet dog
Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable
The small part of ignorance that we arrange and classify we give the name of...
Calamities are of two kinds: misfortunes to ourselves, and good fortune to others.
Friendless. Having no favors to bestow. Destitute of fortune. Addicted to utterance of truth and...
Mayonnaise: One of the sauces which serve the French in place of a state religion.
TOMB, n. The House of Indifference. Tombs are now by common consent invested with a...
QUOTIENT, n. A number showing how many times a sum of money belonging to one...
Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
Perfection is an imaginary state of quality distinguished from the actual by an element known...
PANDEMONIUM, n. Literally, the Place of All the Demons. Most of them have escaped into...
Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.
Mad, adj. Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.
Fork: An instrument used chiefly for the purpose of putting dead animals into the mouth.
ELEGY, n. A composition in verse, in which, without employing any of the methods of...
Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth...
Amnesty, n. The state's magnanimity to those offenders whom it would be too expensive to...
TEETOTALER, n. One who abstains from strong drink, sometimes totally, sometimes tolerably totally.
The drops of the Lord's Nectar are so beautiful! Meeting the Holy Saint, we drink...
I envy people who drink -- at least they know what to blame everything on.