INJUSTICE, n. A burden which of all those that we load upon others and carry ourselves is lightest in the hands and heaviest upon the back.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
BRANDY, n. A cordial composed of one part thunder-and-lightning, one part remorse, two parts bloody...
Example is better than following it.
Kindness is a brief preface to ten volumes of exaction.
FORMA PAUPERIS. [Latin] In the character of a poor person --a method by which a...
Liberty: One of Imagination's most precious possessions.
Ability is commonly found to consist mainly in a high degree of solemnity.
EPIGRAM, n. A short, sharp saying in prose or verse, frequently characterize by acidity or...
HYPOCRITE, n. One who, profession virtues that he does not respect secures the advantage of...
I never said all Democrats were saloonkeepers. What I said was that all saloonkeepers are...
Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility.
Consult: To seek approval for a course of action already decided upon.
To be positive is to be mistaken at the top of one's voice.
FUNERAL, n. A pageant whereby we attest our respect for the dead by enriching the...
Hypocrisy: prejudice with a halo
Marriage is the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress...
Destiny: A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure.
TEETOTALER, n. One who abstains from strong drink, sometimes totally, sometimes tolerably totally.
Barometer, n.: An ingenious instrument which indicates what kind of weather we are having.
A man is known by the company he organizes.
The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling.