Electricity is the power that causes all natural phenomena not known to be caused by something else.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
War is God's way of teaching Americans geography.
Positive, adj.: Mistaken at the top of one's voice.
ARISTOCRACY, n. Government by the best men. (In this sense the word is obsolete; so...
LEVIATHAN, n. An enormous aquatic animal mentioned by Job. Some suppose it to have been...
Politeness, n: The most acceptable hypocrisy.
WASHINGTONIAN, n. A Potomac tribesman who exchanged the privilege of governing himself for the advantage...
Work: a dangerous disorder affecting high public functionaries who want to go fishing
Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.
When you doubt, abstain.
Divorce: a resumption of diplomatic relations and rectification of boundaries.
Income is the natural and rational gauge and measure of respectability.
Cynic, n: a blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they...
Advice is the smallest current coin.
Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever...
A miracle is an act or event out of the order of nature and unaccountable,...
Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored...
Impartial - unable to perceive any promise of personal advantage from espousing either side of...
In a controversy, the instant we feel anger, we have already ceased striving for truth...
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good...