Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce Quotes
The spiritual attitude of a man to a god and a dog to a man.
TEETOTALER, n. One who abstains from strong drink, sometimes totally, sometimes tolerably totally.
Inventor: A person who makes an ingenious arrangement of wheels, levers and springs, and believes...
Friendless. Having no favors to bestow. Destitute of fortune. Addicted to utterance of truth and...
Capital Punishment, a penalty regarding the justice and expediency of which many worthy persons -...
Belladonna, n.: In Italian a beautiful lady; in English a deadly poison. A striking example...
Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever...
Politeness, n: The most acceptable hypocrisy.
BRANDY, n. A cordial composed of one part thunder-and-lightning, one part remorse, two parts bloody...
Opportunity is a favorable occasion for grasping a disappointment
Abscond - to move in a mysterious way, commonly with the property of another.
Genius - to know without having learned; to draw just conclusions from unknown premises; to...
Confidante: One entrusted by A with the secrets of B confided to herself by C.
CONSUL, n. In American politics, a person who having failed to secure and office from...
Land: A part of the earth's surface, considered as property. The theory that land is...
Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
Eulogy. Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or...
Mayonnaise: One of the sauces which serve the French in place of a state religion.
Meekness: Uncommon patience in planning a revenge that is worth while.
Egotism, n: Doing the New York Times crossword puzzle with a pen.