The hardest tumble a man can make is to fall over his own bluff.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce Quotes
Calamities are of two kinds: misfortunes to ourselves, and good fortune to others.
Advice is the smallest current coin.
Prejudice - a vagrant opinion without visible means of support.
In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored...
PATRIOTISM, n. Combustible rubbish read to the torch of any one ambitious to illuminate his...
Land: A part of the earth's surface, considered as property. The theory that land is...
Absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends.
Work: a dangerous disorder affecting high public functionaries who want to go fishing
OPTIMISM, n. The doctrine, or belief, that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly, everything...
IGNORAMUS, n. A person unacquainted with certain kinds of knowledge familiar to yourself, and having...
Hypocrisy: prejudice with a halo
Habit is a shackle for the free.
Creditor. One of a tribe of savages dwelling beyond the Financial Straits and dreaded for...
Marriage is the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress...
War is God's way of teaching Americans geography.
Liberty: One of Imagination's most precious possessions.
Life - a spiritual pickle preserving the body from decay.
Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
What would you do if you weren't afraid?
I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to...