When you doubt, abstain.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Eulogy. Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or...
Fidelity - a virtue peculiar to those who are about to be betrayed.
Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.
Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.
Life - a spiritual pickle preserving the body from decay.
Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack...
Fork: An instrument used chiefly for the purpose of putting dead animals into the mouth.
Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
Mayonnaise: One of the sauces which serve the French in place of a state religion.
Opportunity is a favorable occasion for grasping a disappointment.
Incompatibility. In matrimony a similarity of tastes, particularly the taste for domination.
Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern...
To apologize is to lay the foundation for a future offense.
Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.
YOUTH, n. The Period of Possibility, when Archimedes finds a fulcrum, Cassandra has a following...
MUGWUMP, n. In politics one afflicted with self-respect and addicted to the vice of independence....
Impiety, n.: Your irreverence toward my deity.
Prescription: A physician's guess at what will best prolong the situation with least harm to...
A total abstainer is one who abstains from everything but abstention, and especially from inactivity...
Jealous, adj. Unduly concerned about the preservation of that which can be lost only if...