DANGER, N. A Savage Beast Which, When It Sleeps, Man Girds At And Despises, But Takes Himself Away By Leaps And Bounds When It Arises.

HomeFortune CookiesMiscellaneous Collections


A savage beast which, when it sleeps,
Man girds at and despises,
But takes himself away by leaps
And bounds when it arises.
Ambat Delaso
-- Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary"