Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce Quotes
Duty - that which sternly impels us in the direction of profit, along the line...
The future is that period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are...
Egotist: a person more interested in himself than in me.
A bride is a woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.
TEETOTALER, n. One who abstains from strong drink, sometimes totally, sometimes tolerably totally.
PUSH, n. One of the two things mainly conducive to success, especially in politics. The...
Impiety, n.: Your irreverence toward my deity.
Work: a dangerous disorder affecting high public functionaries who want to go fishing
Creditor. One of a tribe of savages dwelling beyond the Financial Straits and dreaded for...
Acquaintance is a degree of friendship called slight when its object is poor and obscure,...
Historian - a broad-gauge gossip.
Edible - good to eat and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad,...
TROGLODYTE, n. Specifically, a cave-dweller of the paleolithic period, after the Tree and before the...
ZANY, n. A popular character in old Italian plays, who imitated with ludicrous incompetence the...
Politeness is the most acceptable hypocrisy
Trial. A formal inquiry designed to prove and put upon record the blameless characters of...
Abscond - to move in a mysterious way, commonly with the property of another.
Bacchus, n.: A convenient deity invented by the ancients as an excuse for getting drunk.
The best thing to do with the best things in life is to give them...
Life - a spiritual pickle preserving the body from decay.