In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
The spiritual attitude of a man to a god and a dog to a man.
Dog - a kind of additional or subsidiary Deity designed to catch the overflow and...
Prescription: A physician's guess at what will best prolong the situation with least harm to...
Spring beckons! All things to the call respond; the trees are leaving and cashiers abscond.
JUSTICE, n. A commodity which is a more or less adulterated condition the State sells...
Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
The hardest tumble a man can make is to fall over his own bluff.
Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself...
Absurdity, n.: A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion.
Women in love are less ashamed than men. They have less to be ashamed of.
RASCALITY, n. Stupidity militant. The activity of a clouded intellect.
Bore: a person who talks when you wish him to listen.
Present, n. That part of eternity dividing the domain of disappointment from the realm of...
Doubt is the father of invention.
Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.
Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
HYPOCRITE, n. One who, profession virtues that he does not respect secures the advantage of...
INSURRECTION, n. An unsuccessful revolution. Disaffection's failure to substitute misrule for bad government.
No one sex can govern alone. I believe that one of the reasons why civilization...
In the appointments to the great offices of the government, my aim has been to...