Politeness, n: The most acceptable hypocrisy.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce Quotes
Egotist: a person more interested in himself than in me.
Egotism, n: Doing the New York Times crossword puzzle with a pen.
Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.
Barometer, n.: An ingenious instrument which indicates what kind of weather we are having.
Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack...
Positive, adj.: Mistaken at the top of one's voice.
Politeness is the most acceptable hypocrisy
Perfection is an imaginary state of quality distinguished from the actual by an element known...
EPIGRAM, n. A short, sharp saying in prose or verse, frequently characterize by acidity or...
Future. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and...
While your friend holds you affectionately by both your hands, you are safe, for you...
Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.
(Love) A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
Saint: A dead sinner revised and edited.
Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by...
Religion: A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.
How many observe Christ's birthday! How few his precepts! O! 'tis easier to keep holidays...
When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land....