The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce Quotes
Future. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and...
RASCALITY, n. Stupidity militant. The activity of a clouded intellect.
Insurance - an ingenious modern game of chance in which the player is permitted to...
Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility.
Impiety. Your irreverence toward my deity.
Heaven: A place where the wicked cease from troubling you with talk of their personal...
Eulogy. Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or...
Witticism. A sharp and clever remark, usually quoted and seldom noted; what the Philistine is...
What this country needs what every country needs occasionally is a good hard bloody war...
Philosophy: A route of many roads leading from nowhere to nothing.
ZANY, n. A popular character in old Italian plays, who imitated with ludicrous incompetence the...
War is God's way of teaching Americans geography.
Litigation: A machine which you go into as a pig and come out of as...
Liberty: One of Imagination's most precious possessions.
Acquaintance is a degree of friendship called slight when its object is poor and obscure,...
Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable.
Present, n. That part of eternity dividing the domain of disappointment from the realm of...
Debt, n. An ingenious substitute for the chain and whip of the slavedriver.
Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.