Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man - who has no gills.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce Quotes
A man is known by the company he organizes.
READING, n. The general body of what one reads. In our country it consists, as...
ZANY, n. A popular character in old Italian plays, who imitated with ludicrous incompetence the...
Acquaintance is a degree of friendship called slight when its object is poor and obscure,...
History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by...
Work: a dangerous disorder affecting high public functionaries who want to go fishing
CIRCUS, n. A place where horses, ponies and elephants are permitted to see men, women...
DELEGATION, n. In American politics, an article of merchandise that comes in sets.
Ability is commonly found to consist mainly in a high degree of solemnity.
In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored...
Fidelity - a virtue peculiar to those who are about to be betrayed.
The most affectionate creature in the world is a wet dog
INSURRECTION, n. An unsuccessful revolution. Disaffection's failure to substitute misrule for bad government.
Liberty: One of Imagination's most precious possessions.
Eloquence, n. The art of orally persuading fools that white is the color that it...
Happiness: an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.
Cynic, n: a blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they...
OPTIMISM, n. The doctrine, or belief, that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly, everything...
Death came very easily to her. She had lived such an innocent and loving life...
I had led a private life and wanted to die a private death.