MUGWUMP, n. In politics one afflicted with self-respect and addicted to the vice of independence. A term of contempt.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
PALMISTRY, n. The 947th method (according to Mimbleshaw's classification) of obtaining money by false pretences....
Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable
Revolution is an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment.
When you doubt, abstain.
Anoint, v.: To grease a king or other great functionary already sufficiently slippery.
Tenacity is a certain quality of the human hand in its relation to the coin...
Confidante: One entrusted by A with the secrets of B confided to herself by C.
Doubt is the father of invention.
All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusion is called a philosopher.
A wedding is a ceremony at which two persons undertake to become one, one undertakes...
Faith: Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of...
Immortality: A toy which people cry for, And on their knees apply for, Dispute, contend...
Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.
READING, n. The general body of what one reads. In our country it consists, as...
Admiral. That part of a warship which does the talking while the figurehead does the...
Politeness is the most acceptable hypocrisy
Congratulations is the civility of envy.
Anything in any way beautiful derives its beauty from itself and asks nothing beyond itself....
Praises reap not! Joys laugh not! Sorrows weep not!