I think love is the most unbelievable, and critical, thing in civilization. Everything else is very mechanical and predictable, but love, you can't catch it.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Inventor: A person who makes an ingenious arrangement of wheels, levers and springs, and believes...
CIRCUS, n. A place where horses, ponies and elephants are permitted to see men, women...
Day, n. A period of twenty-four hours, mostly misspent.
Immortality: A toy which people cry for, And on their knees apply for, Dispute, contend...
What is a democrat? One who believes that the republicans have ruined the country. What...
The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling.
Consult: To seek approval for a course of action already decided upon.
Experience - the wisdom that enables us to recognise in an undesirable old acquaintance the...
Patriotism. Combustible rubbish ready to the torch of any one ambitious to illuminate his name.
Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself...
All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusions is called a philosopher.
A revolution, in politics, is an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment. The substitution...
Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable.
What this country needs what every country needs occasionally is a good hard bloody war...
Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility.
In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored...
The spiritual attitude of a man to a god and a dog to a man.
Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern...
Enthusiasm - a distemper of youth, curable by small doses of repentance in connection with...
Coward: One who, in a perilous emergency, thinks with his legs.