There are four kinds of Homicide: felonious, excusable, justifiable, and praiseworthy.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce Quotes
ELEGY, n. A composition in verse, in which, without employing any of the methods of...
Witticism. A sharp and clever remark, usually quoted and seldom noted; what the Philistine is...
Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusions is called a philosopher.
Patriotism. Combustible rubbish ready to the torch of any one ambitious to illuminate his name.
Liberty: One of Imagination's most precious possessions.
Abscond - to move in a mysterious way, commonly with the property of another.
Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself...
Battle, n., A method of untying with the teeth a political knot that would not...
Coward: One who, in a perilous emergency, thinks with his legs.
Cynic, n: a blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they...
Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
MINSTREL, adj. Formerly a poet, singer or musician; now a nigger with a color less...
Spring beckons! All things to the call respond; the trees are leaving and cashiers abscond.
Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
FAMOUS, adj. Conspicuously miserable. Done to a turn on the iron, behold Him who to...
Revolution, n. In politics, an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment.
FINANCE, n. The art or science of managing revenues and resources for the best advantage...
Good habits are the basic tools that will determine whether you are a tortoise or...
If you create an act, you create a habit. If you create a habit, you...