Bigot: One who is obstinately and zealously attached to an opinion that you do not entertain.
More Quotes from Ambrose Bierce:Ambition. An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by friends when dead.
CONGRESS, n. A body of men who meet to repeal laws.
HURRICANE, n. An atmospheric demonstration once very common but now generally abandoned for the tornado and cyclone. The hurricane is still in popular use in the West Indies and is preferred by certain old-fashioned sea-captains.
APOSTATE, n. A leech who, having penetrated the shell of a turtle only to find that the creature has long been dead, deems it expedient to form a new attachment to a fresh turtle.
PASSPORT, n. A document treacherously inflicted upon a citizen going abroad, exposing him as an alien and pointing him out for special reprobation and outrage.
INTRODUCTION, n. A social ceremony invented by the devil for the gratification of his servants and the plaguing of his enemies.
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