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
Convent - a place of retirement for women who wish for leisure to meditate upon...
Religion: A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.
LAOCOON, n. A famous piece of antique scripture representing a priest of that name and...
Positive, adj.: Mistaken at the top of one's voice.
Education: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of...
A cat is a soft, indestructible automaton provided by nature to be kicked when things...
Impiety. Your irreverence toward my deity.
Congratulations is the civility of envy.
Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.
Doubt begins only at the last frontiers of what is possible.
WASHINGTONIAN, n. A Potomac tribesman who exchanged the privilege of governing himself for the advantage...
Incompatibility. In matrimony a similarity of tastes, particularly the taste for domination.
EPIGRAM, n. A short, sharp saying in prose or verse, frequently characterize by acidity or...
Advice is the smallest current coin.
Future. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and...
INFLUENCE, n. In politics, a visionary _quo_ given in exchange for a substantial _quid_.
Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself...
The ballot box is the surest arbiter of disputes among free men.
I take my vote as a salute to the little guy, the one who doesn't...