Enthusiasm - a distemper of youth, curable by small doses of repentance in connection with outward applications of experience.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce Quotes
Optimism - the doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly.
The spiritual attitude of a man to a god and a dog to a man.
It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory...
Backbite. To speak of a man as you find him when he can't find you.
Incompatibility: In matrimony, a similarity of tastes, particularly the taste for domination.
Barometer, n.: An ingenious instrument which indicates what kind of weather we are having.
Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
Love is a temporary insanity curable by marriage or by removal of the patient from...
ABDOMEN, n. The temple of the god Stomach, in whose worship, with sacrificial rights, all...
Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack...
Absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends.
Perfection is an imaginary state of quality distinguished from the actual by an element known...
Battle, n., A method of untying with the teeth a political knot that would not...
Inventor: A person who makes an ingenious arrangement of wheels, levers and springs, and believes...
The hardest tumble a man can make is to fall over his own bluff.
You are not permitted to kill a woman who has injured you, but nothing forbids...
Dawn: When men of reason go to bed.
Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.
The covers of this book are too far apart.
Doubt begins only at the last frontiers of what is possible.