Ambrose Bierce

"Cabbage, n. A familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Politeness , n. The most acceptable hypocrisy."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Bride, n. A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Resign, v. A good thing to do when you are going to be kicked out."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Bore, n. A person who talks when you wish him to listen."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Cannon, n. An instrument employed in the rectification of national boundaries."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)