Incompatibility. In matrimony a similarity of tastes, particularly the taste for domination.
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Ambrose Bierce Quotes
Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility.
CIRCUS, n. A place where horses, ponies and elephants are permitted to see men, women...
We submit to the majority because we have to. But we are not compelled to...
Dawn: When men of reason go to bed.
The future is that period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are...
Litigant. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his...
It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory...
Mad, adj. Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.
Compromise, n. Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of...
Opportunity is a favorable occasion for grasping a disappointment
Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making...
MALTHUSIAN, adj. Pertaining to Malthus and his doctrines. Malthus believed in artificially limiting population, but...
Income is the natural and rational gauge and measure of respectability.
Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth...
Absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends.
Conservative, n: A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal...
When you doubt, abstain.
Doubt is an incentive to truth, and patient inquiry leadeth the way.
When in doubt wear red.