From 'The Devil's Dictionary'
(by Ambrose Bierce) #3

n. A lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.

1 comment:

Rob said...

See, ol' Ambrose had a damn good sentence to fit any damn situation....or any-damn-body. I prefer his def. of "Aborigine" -
n. People found cumbering the soil of a newly discovered land. They soon cease to cumber - they fertilize.