Here are some of his quotes (hopefully they'll create a few smiles somewhere out there! *grin*), the ones that look like definitions are outtakes from the Dictionary:
"As to me, I leave here tomorrow for an unknown destination."
ABSCOND, v.i. To "move in a mysterious way," commonly with the property of another. ABSURDITY, n.: A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion. ACQUAINTANCE, n.: A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to. BORE, n.: A person who talks when you wish him to listen. BOUNDARY, n. In political geography, an imaginary line between two nations, separating the imaginary rights of one from the imaginary rights of the other CONSULT, v.i. To seek another's disapproval of a course already decided on. HURRY, n. The dispatch of bunglers. NIRVANA, n. In the Buddhist religion, a state of pleasurable annihilation awarded to the wise, particularly to those wise enough to understand it. NONSENSE, n. The objections that are urged against this excellent dictionary PLAN, v.t. To bother about the best method of accomplishing an accidental result. POSITIVE, adj. Mistaken at the top of one's voice. "There is nothing new under the sun but there are lots of old things we don't know." TALK, v.t. To commit an indiscretion without temptation, from an impulse without purpose. TRUCE, n. Friendship. "In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office." ZEAL, n. A certain nervous disorder afflicting the young and inexperienced. A passion that goeth before a sprawl.
-- The last line of the last letter from Ambrose Bierce,
December 26, 1913