Education: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Reconsider, v. To seek a justification for a decision already made.
SAFETY-CLUTCH, n. A mechanical device acting automatically to prevent the fall of an elevator, or...
Day, n. A period of twenty-four hours, mostly misspent.
Fork: An instrument used chiefly for the purpose of putting dead animals into the mouth.
ADVICE, n. The smallest current coin. The man was in such deep distress, Said Tom,...
ARENA, n. In politics, an imaginary rat-pit in which the statesman wrestles with his record.
Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself...
RASCALITY, n. Stupidity militant. The activity of a clouded intellect.
Immortality: A toy which people cry for, And on their knees apply for, Dispute, contend...
CARTESIAN, adj. Relating to Descartes, a famous philosopher, author of the celebrated dictum, _Cogito ergo...
Meekness: Uncommon patience in planning a revenge that is worth while.
Incompatibility. In matrimony a similarity of tastes, particularly the taste for domination.
Witticism. A sharp and clever remark, usually quoted and seldom noted; what the Philistine is...
Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
Habit is a shackle for the free.
Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable.
Genealogy, n. An account of one's descent from a man who did not particularly care...
The covers of this book are too far apart.
Eulogy. Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or...
Creditor. One of a tribe of savages dwelling beyond the Financial Straits and dreaded for...