Present, n. That part of eternity dividing the domain of disappointment from the realm of hope.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce Quotes
The hardest tumble a man can make is to fall over his own bluff.
Habit is a shackle for the free.
Politeness, n: The most acceptable hypocrisy.
Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.
Bigot: One who is obstinately and zealously attached to an opinion that you do not...
Pain: an uncomfortable frame of mind that may have a physical basis in something that...
Doubt begins only at the last frontiers of what is possible.
ARENA, n. In politics, an imaginary rat-pit in which the statesman wrestles with his record.
Debt, n. An ingenious substitute for the chain and whip of the slavedriver.
To be positive is to be mistaken at the top of one's voice.
Doubt is the father of invention.
You are not permitted to kill a woman who has injured you, but nothing forbids...
Laziness. Unwarranted repose of manner in a person of low degree.
LOSS, n. Privation of that which we had, or had not. Thus, in the latter...
ADVICE, n. The smallest current coin. The man was in such deep distress, Said Tom,...
The covers of this book are too far apart.
Optimism: The doctrine that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly, everything good, especially the...
A wedding is a ceremony at which two persons undertake to become one, one undertakes...
Never advise anyone to go to war or to get married
I say I dont sleep with married men, but what I mean is that I...
The woman cries before the wedding; the man afterward.