FUNERAL, n. A pageant whereby we attest our respect for the dead by enriching the undertaker, and strengthen our grief by an expenditure that deepens our groans and doubles our tears. The savage dies --they sacrifice a horse To bear…
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends.
Congratulations is the civility of envy.
In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored...
Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.
OBSESSED, p.p. Vexed by an evil spirit, like the Gadarene swine and other critics. Obsession...
Marriage, n: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress,...
Mad, adj. Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.
Happiness: an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.
Logic: The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities...
Doubt, indulged and cherished, is in danger of becoming denial; but if honest, and bent...
All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusions is called a philosopher.
PUSH, n. One of the two things mainly conducive to success, especially in politics. The...
Kindness is a brief preface to ten volumes of exaction.
Religion: A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.
Pray: To ask the laws of the universe to be annulled on behalf of a...
A total abstainer is one who abstains from everything but abstention, and especially from inactivity...
Cabbage: a familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head.
Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable.
We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something...
Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion.