OPTIMISM, n. The doctrine, or belief, that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly, everything good, especially the bad, and everything right that is wrong. It is held with greatest tenacity by those most accustomed to the mischance of falling…
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ambidextrous, adj.: Able to pick with equal skill a right-hand pocket or a left.
Litigation: A machine which you go into as a pig and come out of as...
Habit is a shackle for the free.
Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable.
A total abstainer is one who abstains from everything but abstention, and especially from inactivity...
Who never doubted, never half believed. Where doubt is, there truth is - it is...
Ardor, n. The quality that distinguishes love without knowledge.
Success is the one unpardonable sin against our fellows.
The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling.
Life - a spiritual pickle preserving the body from decay.
Historian - a broad-gauge gossip.
TRUST, n. In American politics, a large corporation composed in greater part of thrifty working...
Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern...
Laughter is an interior convulsion, producing a distortion of the features and accompanied by inarticulate...
(Love) A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public...
Admiral. That part of a warship which does the talking while the figurehead does the...
Prejudice - a vagrant opinion without visible means of support.
Bacchus, n.: A convenient deity invented by the ancients as an excuse for getting drunk.
Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility.