Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Calamities are of two kinds: misfortunes to ourselves, and good fortune to others.
FINANCE, n. The art or science of managing revenues and resources for the best advantage...
Women in love are less ashamed than men. They have less to be ashamed of.
Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.
Prejudice - a vagrant opinion without visible means of support.
Laziness. Unwarranted repose of manner in a person of low degree.
Rum, n. Generically, fiery liquors that produce madness in total abstainers.
Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public...
Electricity is the power that causes all natural phenomena not known to be caused by...
Erudition - dust shaken out of a book into an empty skull.
If this is a crush, then I don't know if I could take the real...
REVELATION, n. A famous book in which St. John the Divine concealed all that he...
Positive, adj.: Mistaken at the top of one's voice.
Capital Punishment, a penalty regarding the justice and expediency of which many worthy persons -...
Admiral. That part of a warship which does the talking while the figurehead does the...
BRANDY, n. A cordial composed of one part thunder-and-lightning, one part remorse, two parts bloody...
Debt, n. An ingenious substitute for the chain and whip of the slavedriver.
Bacchus, n.: A convenient deity invented by the ancients as an excuse for getting drunk.
Litigant. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his...
Cynic, n: a blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they...