The covers of this book are too far apart.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce Quotes
Work: a dangerous disorder affecting high public functionaries who want to go fishing
MINSTREL, adj. Formerly a poet, singer or musician; now a nigger with a color less...
Rum, n. Generically, fiery liquors that produce madness in total abstainers.
When you doubt, abstain.
Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.
Ability is commonly found to consist mainly in a high degree of solemnity.
Jealous, adj. Unduly concerned about the preservation of that which can be lost only if...
Patriotism. Combustible rubbish ready to the torch of any one ambitious to illuminate his name.
ARENA, n. In politics, an imaginary rat-pit in which the statesman wrestles with his record.
ADVICE, n. The smallest current coin. The man was in such deep distress, Said Tom,...
Dog - a kind of additional or subsidiary Deity designed to catch the overflow and...
Abscond - to move in a mysterious way, commonly with the property of another.
A miracle is an act or event out of the order of nature and unaccountable,...
Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.
Happiness: an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.
Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth...
All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusions is called a philosopher.
MUGWUMP, n. In politics one afflicted with self-respect and addicted to the vice of independence....
Do you realize the responsibility I carry? I'm the only person standing between Richard Nixon...
No man is fit to be a Senator... unless he is willing to surrender his...