Incompatibility. In matrimony a similarity of tastes, particularly the taste for domination.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce Quotes
Coward: One who, in a perilous emergency, thinks with his legs.
War is God's way of teaching Americans geography.
Who never doubted, never half believed. Where doubt is, there truth is - it is...
Love is a temporary insanity curable by marriage or by removal of the patient from...
Sabbath - a weekly festival having its origin in the fact that God made the...
(Love) A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
Prejudice - a vagrant opinion without visible means of support.
TEETOTALER, n. One who abstains from strong drink, sometimes totally, sometimes tolerably totally.
MUMMY, n. An ancient Egyptian, formerly in universal use among modern civilized nations as medicine,...
Architect. One who drafts a plan of your house, and plans a draft of your...
The most affectionate creature in the world is a wet dog
COMMERCE, n. A kind of transaction in which A plunders from B the goods of...
USAGE, n. The First Person of the literary Trinity, the Second and Third being Custom...
Impiety. Your irreverence toward my deity.
OPTIMISM, n. The doctrine, or belief, that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly, everything...
Opportunity is a favorable occasion for grasping a disappointment
Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.
Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity...