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
Irreligion - the principal one of the great faiths of the world.
TROGLODYTE, n. Specifically, a cave-dweller of the paleolithic period, after the Tree and before the...
Barometer, n.: An ingenious instrument which indicates what kind of weather we are having.
Confidante: One entrusted by A with the secrets of B confided to herself by C.
Bride: A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.
RASCALITY, n. Stupidity militant. The activity of a clouded intellect.
History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by...
Absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends.
FORMA PAUPERIS. [Latin] In the character of a poor person --a method by which a...
Convent - a place of retirement for women who wish for leisure to meditate upon...
When you doubt, abstain.
Congratulations is the civility of envy.
Turkey: A large bird whose flesh, when eaten on certain religious anniversaries has the peculiar...
Deliberation, n.: The act of examining one's bread to determine which side it is buttered...
FINANCE, n. The art or science of managing revenues and resources for the best advantage...
REVELATION, n. A famous book in which St. John the Divine concealed all that he...
We submit to the majority because we have to. But we are not compelled to...
Land: A part of the earth's surface, considered as property. The theory that land is...
Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
Debt, n. An ingenious substitute for the chain and whip of the slavedriver.