Patriotism is as fierce as a fever, pitiless as the grave, blind as a stone, and irrational as a headless hen
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Tenacity is a certain quality of the human hand in its relation to the coin...
Edible, adj.: Good to eat, and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad,...
OLD, adj. In that stage of usefulness which is not inconsistent with general inefficiency, as...
PALMISTRY, n. The 947th method (according to Mimbleshaw's classification) of obtaining money by false pretences....
The hardest tumble a man can make is to fall over his own bluff.
Cabbage: a familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head.
Amnesty, n. The state's magnanimity to those offenders whom it would be too expensive to...
Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly...
Day, n. A period of twenty-four hours, mostly misspent.
Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.
RASH, adj. Insensible to the value of our advice.
Life - a spiritual pickle preserving the body from decay.
BRANDY, n. A cordial composed of one part thunder-and-lightning, one part remorse, two parts bloody...
Friendless. Having no favors to bestow. Destitute of fortune. Addicted to utterance of truth and...
Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.
Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by...
Egotism, n: Doing the New York Times crossword puzzle with a pen.
The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling.
Witticism. A sharp and clever remark, usually quoted and seldom noted; what the Philistine is...