Immortality: A toy which people cry for, And on their knees apply for, Dispute, contend and lie for, And if allowed Would be right proud Eternally to die for.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce Quotes
Marriage, n: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress,...
Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.
JUSTICE, n. A commodity which is a more or less adulterated condition the State sells...
Impiety. Your irreverence toward my deity.
We submit to the majority because we have to. But we are not compelled to...
Spring beckons! All things to the call respond; the trees are leaving and cashiers abscond.
Genius - to know without having learned; to draw just conclusions from unknown premises; to...
A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks...
Congratulations is the civility of envy.
Capital Punishment, a penalty regarding the justice and expediency of which many worthy persons -...
Ambidextrous, adj.: Able to pick with equal skill a right-hand pocket or a left.
Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.
Insurance - an ingenious modern game of chance in which the player is permitted to...
Education: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of...
Lawsuit: A machine which you go into as a pig and come out of as...
All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusions is called a philosopher.
When you doubt, abstain.
Witticism. A sharp and clever remark, usually quoted and seldom noted; what the Philistine is...
Saint: A dead sinner revised and edited.
A man is known by the company he organizes.