Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.
Anaïs Nin (1903 - 1977)
Contributed by: Zaady
LOQUACITY, n. A disorder which renders the sufferer unable to curb his tongue when you wish to talk.
Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)
Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce
HUMORIST, n. A plague that would have softened down the hoar austerity of Pharaoh's heart and persuaded him to dismiss Israel with his best wishes, cat-quick.
EXECUTIVE, n. An officer of the Government, whose duty it is to enforce the wishes of the legislative power until such time as the judicial department shall be pleased to pronounce them invalid and of no effect.
CONVENT, n. A place of retirement for woman who wish for leisure to meditate upon the vice of idleness.
CONSERVATIVE, n. A statesman who is enamoured of existing evils, as distinguished from a Liberal who wishes to replace them with others.
CLOSE-FISTED, adj. Unduly desirous of keeping that which many meritorious persons wish to obtain.
AIM, n. The task we set our wishes to.
Bore: n. a person who talks when you wish him to listen.
If I could wish for my life to be perfect, it would be tempting but I would have to decline, for life would no longer teach me anything.
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