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«Insurance: An ingenious modern game of chance in which the player is permitted to enjoy the comfortable conviction that he is beating the man who keeps the table.»
«Genius - To know without having learned; to draw just conclusions from unknown premises; to discern the soul of things.»
«CURIOSITY, n. An objectionable quality of the female mind. The desire to know whether or not a woman is cursed with curiosity is one of the most active and insatiable passions of the masculine soul.»
«Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.»
«Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility.»
«RUM, n. Generically, fiery liquors that produce madness in total abstainers.»
«Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.»
Author: Ambrose Bierce (Editor, Journalist, Writer) | About: Patience | Keywords: disguised, minor, minors
«Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.»
«Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.»
Author: Ambrose Bierce (Editor, Journalist, Writer) | About: Religion | Keywords: unknowable
«All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusions is called a philosopher.»

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