Happiness: an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Politeness is the most acceptable hypocrisy
Success is the one unpardonable sin against our fellows.
Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever...
Christian: One who believes that the New Testament is a divinely inspired book admirably suited...
Divorce: a resumption of diplomatic relations and rectification of boundaries.
I believe we shall come to care about people less and less. The more people...
Electricity seems destined to play a most important part in the arts and industries. The...
Doubt is the father of invention.
Women in love are less ashamed than men. They have less to be ashamed of.
Historian - a broad-gauge gossip.
Tariff: a scale of taxes on imports, designed to protect the domestic producer against the...
Suffrage, noun. Expression of opinion by means of a ballot. The right of suffrage (which...
To apologize is to lay the foundation for a future offense.
OPTIMISM, n. The doctrine, or belief, that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly, everything...
Infidel: In New York, one who does not believe in the Christian religion; in Constantinople,...
Mad, adj. Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.
Incompatibility: In matrimony, a similarity of tastes, particularly the taste for domination.
Convent - a place of retirement for women who wish for leisure to meditate upon...
Idleness is the Dead Sea that swallows all virtues
I never remember feeling tired by work, though idleness exhausts me completely