FUTURE, n. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true, and our happiness is assured.
Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)
Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce
Contributed by: Zaady
FRIENDSHIP, n. A ship big enough to carry two in fair weather, but only one in foul.
EXPOSTULATION, n. One of the many methods by which fools prefer to lose their friends.
BEGGAR, n. One who has relied on the assistance of his friends.
BACK, n. That part of your friend which it is your privilege to contemplate in your adversity
AMBITION, n. An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by friends when dead.
ANTIPATHY, n. The sentiment inspired by one's friend's friend.
Think twice before you speak to a friend in need.
Acquaintance: a degree of friendship called slight when its object is poor or obscure, and intimate when he is rich or famous.
If we are to abolish the death penalty, I should like to see the first step taken by our friends the murderers.
Alphonse Karr (1808 - 1890)
Source: Lés Guêpes, Jan 1849
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