Sabbath - a weekly festival having its origin in the fact that God made the world in six days and was arrested on the seventh.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce Quotes
Divorce: a resumption of diplomatic relations and rectification of boundaries.
Doubt begins only at the last frontiers of what is possible.
Immortality: A toy which people cry for, And on their knees apply for, Dispute, contend...
Doubt, indulged and cherished, is in danger of becoming denial; but if honest, and bent...
Success is the one unpardonable sin against our fellows.
Absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends.
Future. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and...
OPTIMISM, n. The doctrine, or belief, that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly, everything...
Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.
Philosophy: A route of many roads leading from nowhere to nothing.
Anoint, v.: To grease a king or other great functionary already sufficiently slippery.
Belladonna, n.: In Italian a beautiful lady; in English a deadly poison. A striking example...
Example is better than following it.
MALTHUSIAN, adj. Pertaining to Malthus and his doctrines. Malthus believed in artificially limiting population, but...
Pray: To ask the laws of the universe to be annulled on behalf of a...
Electricity seems destined to play a most important part in the arts and industries. The...
Irreligion - the principal one of the great faiths of the world.
Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly...
Nazis are for the New Age concern.
Always, however brutal an age may actually have been, its style transmits its music only.