Wit - the salt with which the American humorist spoils his intellectual cookery by leaving it out.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce Quotes
Ambidextrous, adj.: Able to pick with equal skill a right-hand pocket or a left.
ARENA, n. In politics, an imaginary rat-pit in which the statesman wrestles with his record.
Hypocrisy: prejudice with a halo
Spring beckons! All things to the call respond; the trees are leaving and cashiers abscond.
USAGE, n. The First Person of the literary Trinity, the Second and Third being Custom...
Curiosity, n. An objectionable quality of the female mind. The desire to know whether or...
Bacchus, n.: A convenient deity invented by the ancients as an excuse for getting drunk.
Battle, n., A method of untying with the teeth a political knot that would not...
OPTIMISM, n. The doctrine, or belief, that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly, everything...
LONGEVITY, n. Uncommon extension of the fear of death.
YOUTH, n. The Period of Possibility, when Archimedes finds a fulcrum, Cassandra has a following...
Mayonnaise: One of the sauces which serve the French in place of a state religion.
OBSESSED, p.p. Vexed by an evil spirit, like the Gadarene swine and other critics. Obsession...
Land: A part of the earth's surface, considered as property. The theory that land is...
Example is better than following it.
Habit is a shackle for the free.
Fidelity - a virtue peculiar to those who are about to be betrayed.
A woman can give a man a million reasons to be faithful, and he will...
Do not let loyalty and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck, write them...
People who love only once in their lives are. . . shallow people. What they...