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Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce Quotes
Future. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and...
Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public...
Backbite. To speak of a man as you find him when he can't find you.
YOUTH, n. The Period of Possibility, when Archimedes finds a fulcrum, Cassandra has a following...
CUPID, n. The so-called god of love. This bastard creation of a barbarous fancy was...
(Love) A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
Cabbage: a familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head.
I never said all Democrats were saloonkeepers. What I said was that all saloonkeepers are...
Romance is the fiction that owes no allegiance to the God of things as they...
Experience - the wisdom that enables us to recognise in an undesirable old acquaintance the...
Heaven lies about us in our infancy and the world begins lying about us pretty...
Clairvoyant, n.: A person, commonly a woman, who has the power of seeing that which...
Debt, n. An ingenious substitute for the chain and whip of the slavedriver.
Prejudice - a vagrant opinion without visible means of support.
Revolution is an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment.
Bore: a person who talks when you wish him to listen.
PRESBYTERIAN, n. One who holds the conviction that the government authorities of the Church should...
Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
Absurdity, n.: A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion.
Bore, n. A person who talks when you wish him to listen.