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Ambrose Bierce
Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles.

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Orthography: The science of spelling by the eye instead of the ear.

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Friendship: A ship big enough to carry two in fair weather, but only one in foul.

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History: An account mostly false, of events mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers mostly knaves, and soldiers mostly fools.

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Vote: The instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.

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Wedding: A ceremony at which two persons undertake to become one, one undertakes to become nothing, and nothing undertakes to become supportable.

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