Education: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Religion: A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.
Optimism: The doctrine that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly, everything good, especially the...
It is evident that skepticism, while it makes no actual change in man, always makes...
PUSH, n. One of the two things mainly conducive to success, especially in politics. The...
Absurdity, n.: A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion.
Example is better than following it.
Death is not the end. There remains the litigation over the estate.
RECOUNT, n. In American politics, another throw of the dice, accorded to the player against...
Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth...
RASCALITY, n. Stupidity militant. The activity of a clouded intellect.
Architect. One who drafts a plan of your house, and plans a draft of your...
Habit is a shackle for the free.
ELEGY, n. A composition in verse, in which, without employing any of the methods of...
Debt, n. An ingenious substitute for the chain and whip of the slavedriver.
TOMB, n. The House of Indifference. Tombs are now by common consent invested with a...
TEETOTALER, n. One who abstains from strong drink, sometimes totally, sometimes tolerably totally.
A bride is a woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.
Consult: To seek approval for a course of action already decided upon.
Fork: An instrument used chiefly for the purpose of putting dead animals into the mouth.
Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.