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
Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
When you doubt, abstain.
Women in love are less ashamed than men. They have less to be ashamed of.
Fidelity - a virtue peculiar to those who are about to be betrayed.
I never said all Democrats were saloonkeepers. What I said was that all saloonkeepers are...
Lawsuit: A machine which you go into as a pig and come out of as...
CUPID, n. The so-called god of love. This bastard creation of a barbarous fancy was...
Happiness: an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.
Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.
Meekness: Uncommon patience in planning a revenge that is worth while.
Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
COMMERCE, n. A kind of transaction in which A plunders from B the goods of...
To be positive is to be mistaken at the top of one's voice.
Brain: an apparatus with which we think we think.
MUGWUMP, n. In politics one afflicted with self-respect and addicted to the vice of independence....
A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks...
Dog - a kind of additional or subsidiary Deity designed to catch the overflow and...
OLD, adj. In that stage of usefulness which is not inconsistent with general inefficiency, as...
I live for books.
I don't go by the rule book...I lead from the heart, not the head.