To be positive is to be mistaken at the top of one's voice.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Age: that period of life in which we compound for the vices that we still...
SIREN, n. One of several musical prodigies famous for a vain attempt to dissuade Odysseus...
Bride: A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.
Dog - a kind of additional or subsidiary Deity designed to catch the overflow and...
Logic: The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities...
Dawn: When men of reason go to bed.
Sabbath - a weekly festival having its origin in the fact that God made the...
Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.
Egotist: a person more interested in himself than in me.
RASH, adj. Insensible to the value of our advice.
HYPOCRITE, n. One who, profession virtues that he does not respect secures the advantage of...
TEETOTALER, n. One who abstains from strong drink, sometimes totally, sometimes tolerably totally.
Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth...
All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusion is called a philosopher.
Pray, v.: To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled on behalf of...
Optimism - the doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly.
The covers of this book are too far apart.
Compromise, n. Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of...
Mayonnaise: One of the sauces which serve the French in place of a state religion.
Anoint, v.: To grease a king or other great functionary already sufficiently slippery.