Witticism. A sharp and clever remark, usually quoted and seldom noted; what the Philistine is pleased to call a joke.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce Quotes
All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusions is called a philosopher.
It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory...
Logic: The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities...
Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.
Habit is a shackle for the free.
Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.
Laziness. Unwarranted repose of manner in a person of low degree.
Spring beckons! All things to the call respond; the trees are leaving and cashiers abscond.
Genealogy, n. An account of one's descent from a man who did not particularly care...
Curiosity, n. An objectionable quality of the female mind. The desire to know whether or...
Jealous, adj. Unduly concerned about the preservation of that which can be lost only if...
TOMB, n. The House of Indifference. Tombs are now by common consent invested with a...
Architect. One who drafts a plan of your house, and plans a draft of your...
Amnesty, n. The state's magnanimity to those offenders whom it would be too expensive to...
Impartial - unable to perceive any promise of personal advantage from espousing either side of...
To apologize is to lay the foundation for a future offense.
Optimism - the doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly.
To be positive is to be mistaken at the top of one's voice.
The most positive men are the most credulous.
Both optimists and pessimists contribute to our society. The optimist invents the airplane and the...