Patriotism. Combustible rubbish ready to the torch of any one ambitious to illuminate his name.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce Quotes
Tenacity is a certain quality of the human hand in its relation to the coin...
Bigot: One who is obstinately and zealously attached to an opinion that you do not...
Romance is the fiction that owes no allegiance to the God of things as they...
Curiosity, n. An objectionable quality of the female mind. The desire to know whether or...
All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusion is called a philosopher.
TEETOTALER, n. One who abstains from strong drink, sometimes totally, sometimes tolerably totally.
Fidelity - a virtue peculiar to those who are about to be betrayed.
Anoint, v.: To grease a king or other great functionary already sufficiently slippery.
INSURRECTION, n. An unsuccessful revolution. Disaffection's failure to substitute misrule for bad government.
To apologize is to lay the foundation for a future offense.
Bore: a person who talks when you wish him to listen.
Battle, n., A method of untying with the teeth a political knot that would not...
Erudition - dust shaken out of a book into an empty skull.
PATRIOTISM, n. Combustible rubbish read to the torch of any one ambitious to illuminate his...
Positive, adj.: Mistaken at the top of one's voice.
If this is a crush, then I don't know if I could take the real...
Doubt is the father of invention.
Irreligion - the principal one of the great faiths of the world.
Eloquence, n. The art of orally persuading fools that white is the color that it...
Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself...