LEVIATHAN, n. An enormous aquatic animal mentioned by Job. Some suppose it to have been the whale, but that distinguished ichthyologer, Dr. Jordan, of Stanford University, maintains with considerable heat that it was a species of gigantic Tadpole (_Thaddeus Polandensis_)…
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
Prejudice - a vagrant opinion without visible means of support.
RASCALITY, n. Stupidity militant. The activity of a clouded intellect.
Opportunity is a favorable occasion for grasping a disappointment.
Doubt is the father of invention.
INFLUENCE, n. In politics, a visionary _quo_ given in exchange for a substantial _quid_.
Meekness: Uncommon patience in planning a revenge that is worth while.
Liberty: One of Imagination's most precious possessions.
OLD, adj. In that stage of usefulness which is not inconsistent with general inefficiency, as...
TEETOTALER, n. One who abstains from strong drink, sometimes totally, sometimes tolerably totally.
MUGWUMP, n. In politics one afflicted with self-respect and addicted to the vice of independence....
Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to...
ZANY, n. A popular character in old Italian plays, who imitated with ludicrous incompetence the...
Experience - the wisdom that enables us to recognise in an undesirable old acquaintance the...
Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack...
Tariff: a scale of taxes on imports, designed to protect the domestic producer against the...
ALLIANCE, n. In international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so...
INJUSTICE, n. A burden which of all those that we load upon others and carry...
A kingdom founded on injustice never lasts.
Extreme law is often extreme injustice