Genealogy, n. An account of one's descent from a man who did not particularly care to trace his own.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce Quotes
Dog - a kind of additional or subsidiary Deity designed to catch the overflow and...
Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks...
Bore, n. A person who talks when you wish him to listen.
Saint: A dead sinner revised and edited.
Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
Ardor, n. The quality that distinguishes love without knowledge.
PRESBYTERIAN, n. One who holds the conviction that the government authorities of the Church should...
Advice is the smallest current coin.
Bore: a person who talks when you wish him to listen.
Bride: A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.
Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.
Optimism: The doctrine that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly, everything good, especially the...
Tenacity is a certain quality of the human hand in its relation to the coin...
The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling.
Bigot: One who is obstinately and zealously attached to an opinion that you do not...
Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
Clairvoyant, n.: A person, commonly a woman, who has the power of seeing that which...
Experience - the wisdom that enables us to recognise in an undesirable old acquaintance the...
Women in love are less ashamed than men. They have less to be ashamed of.