Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ability is commonly found to consist mainly in a high degree of solemnity.
Life - a spiritual pickle preserving the body from decay.
Dawn: When men of reason go to bed.
We submit to the majority because we have to. But we are not compelled to...
Admiral. That part of a warship which does the talking while the figurehead does the...
YOUTH, n. The Period of Possibility, when Archimedes finds a fulcrum, Cassandra has a following...
QUOTIENT, n. A number showing how many times a sum of money belonging to one...
Destiny: A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure.
Patriotism. Combustible rubbish ready to the torch of any one ambitious to illuminate his name.
Logic: The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities...
LAOCOON, n. A famous piece of antique scripture representing a priest of that name and...
Historian - a broad-gauge gossip.
CARTESIAN, adj. Relating to Descartes, a famous philosopher, author of the celebrated dictum, _Cogito ergo...
TROGLODYTE, n. Specifically, a cave-dweller of the paleolithic period, after the Tree and before the...
Revolution is an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment.
Immortality: A toy which people cry for, And on their knees apply for, Dispute, contend...
Liberty: One of Imagination's most precious possessions.
Egotist: a person more interested in himself than in me.
The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling.
Erudition - dust shaken out of a book into an empty skull.