Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Eloquence, n. The art of orally persuading fools that white is the color that it...
LONGEVITY, n. Uncommon extension of the fear of death.
ALLIANCE, n. In international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so...
Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself...
All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusions is called a philosopher.
I never said all Democrats were saloonkeepers. What I said was that all saloonkeepers are...
The spiritual attitude of a man to a god and a dog to a man.
There are four kinds of Homicide: felonious, excusable, justifiable, and praiseworthy.
Pray, v.: To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled on behalf of...
LEVIATHAN, n. An enormous aquatic animal mentioned by Job. Some suppose it to have been...
MONARCHICAL GOVERNMENT, n. Government.
Age: that period of life in which we compound for the vices that we still...
Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.
Abscond - to move in a mysterious way, commonly with the property of another.
Liberty: One of Imagination's most precious possessions.
ADMINISTRATION, n. An ingenious abstraction in politics, designed to receive the kicks and cuffs due...
PRESIDENCY, n. The greased pig in the field game of American politics.
Marriage, n: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress,...
Patriotism. Combustible rubbish ready to the torch of any one ambitious to illuminate his name.
Amnesty, n. The state's magnanimity to those offenders whom it would be too expensive to...