The spiritual attitude of a man to a god and a dog to a man.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Infidel: In New York, one who does not believe in the Christian religion; in Constantinople,...
What this country needs what every country needs occasionally is a good hard bloody war...
Work: a dangerous disorder affecting high public functionaries who want to go fishing
Suffrage, noun. Expression of opinion by means of a ballot. The right of suffrage (which...
Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.
TEETOTALER, n. One who abstains from strong drink, sometimes totally, sometimes tolerably totally.
Ambidextrous, adj.: Able to pick with equal skill a right-hand pocket or a left.
Historian - a broad-gauge gossip.
Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.
Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself...
Egotism, n: Doing the New York Times crossword puzzle with a pen.
Fidelity - a virtue peculiar to those who are about to be betrayed.
Politeness is the most acceptable hypocrisy
Witticism. A sharp and clever remark, usually quoted and seldom noted; what the Philistine is...
Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making...
LOSS, n. Privation of that which we had, or had not. Thus, in the latter...
Dawn: When men of reason go to bed.
Men become civilized, not in proportion to their willingness to believe, but in proportion to...
Jealous, adj. Unduly concerned about the preservation of that which can be lost only if...
Forgetfulness - a gift of God bestowed upon debtors in compensation for their destitution of...