Faith: Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Day, n. A period of twenty-four hours, mostly misspent.
Example is better than following it.
ARISTOCRACY, n. Government by the best men. (In this sense the word is obsolete; so...
Doubt, indulged and cherished, is in danger of becoming denial; but if honest, and bent...
Anoint, v.: To grease a king or other great functionary already sufficiently slippery.
ELEGY, n. A composition in verse, in which, without employing any of the methods of...
History is an account mostly false, of events mostly unimportant, which are brought about by...
Death is not the end. There remains the litigation over the estate.
Impiety, n.: Your irreverence toward my deity.
Ardor, n. The quality that distinguishes love without knowledge.
Mad, adj. Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.
Electricity is the power that causes all natural phenomena not known to be caused by...
INSURRECTION, n. An unsuccessful revolution. Disaffection's failure to substitute misrule for bad government.
Mayonnaise: One of the sauces which serve the French in place of a state religion.
HYPOCRITE, n. One who, profession virtues that he does not respect secures the advantage of...
SAFETY-CLUTCH, n. A mechanical device acting automatically to prevent the fall of an elevator, or...
Wit - the salt with which the American humorist spoils his intellectual cookery by leaving...
Revolution is an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment.
Every generation needs a new revolution.
A great revolution in just one single individual will help achieve a change in the...