Jealous, adj. Unduly concerned about the preservation of that which can be lost only if not worth keeping.
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Ambrose Bierce Quotes
ARENA, n. In politics, an imaginary rat-pit in which the statesman wrestles with his record.
Happiness: an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.
Opportunity is a favorable occasion for grasping a disappointment.
Divorce: a resumption of diplomatic relations and rectification of boundaries.
An egotist is a person of low taste - more interested in himself than in...
Liberty: One of Imagination's most precious possessions.
Forgetfulness - a gift of God bestowed upon debtors in compensation for their destitution of...
Immortality: A toy which people cry for, And on their knees apply for, Dispute, contend...
CARTESIAN, adj. Relating to Descartes, a famous philosopher, author of the celebrated dictum, _Cogito ergo...
Present, n. That part of eternity dividing the domain of disappointment from the realm of...
Impiety, n.: Your irreverence toward my deity.
Age: that period of life in which we compound for the vices that we still...
Pain: an uncomfortable frame of mind that may have a physical basis in something that...
Tenacity is a certain quality of the human hand in its relation to the coin...
When you doubt, abstain.
TEETOTALER, n. One who abstains from strong drink, sometimes totally, sometimes tolerably totally.
Absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends.
Amnesty, n. The state's magnanimity to those offenders whom it would be too expensive to...
Debt, n. An ingenious substitute for the chain and whip of the slavedriver.
Impiety. Your irreverence toward my deity.