Education: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
I never said all Democrats were saloonkeepers. What I said was that all saloonkeepers are...
The small part of ignorance that we arrange and classify we give the name of...
Romance is the fiction that owes no allegiance to the God of things as they...
Dawn: When men of reason go to bed.
Revolution is an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment.
Acquaintance is a degree of friendship called slight when its object is poor and obscure,...
Meekness: Uncommon patience in planning a revenge that is worth while.
Work: a dangerous disorder affecting high public functionaries who want to go fishing
Religion: A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.
Opportunity is a favorable occasion for grasping a disappointment.
CIRCUS, n. A place where horses, ponies and elephants are permitted to see men, women...
HYPOCRITE, n. One who, profession virtues that he does not respect secures the advantage of...
FAMOUS, adj. Conspicuously miserable. Done to a turn on the iron, behold Him who to...
Backbite. To speak of a man as you find him when he can't find you.
Hypocrisy: prejudice with a halo
Genealogy, n. An account of one's descent from a man who did not particularly care...
Absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends.
I regard the Klan, the Anglo-Saxon clubs and White American societies, as far as the...
I tell myself that God gave my children many gifts - spirit, beauty, intelligence, the...
We are all travellers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can...