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Ambrose Bierce Quotes
Brief author info: Ambrose Bierce (1842-1913) American journalist, short-story writer, poet.
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Speak when you are angry, and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret.
Marriage, n. The state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two.
Patience, n. A minor form of despair, disguised as a virtue.
Here's to woman! Would that we could fall into her arms without falling into her hands.
Noise, n: A stench in the ear ... the chief product and authenticating sound of civilization.
Fiddle, n. An instrument to tickle human ears by friction of a horse's tail on the entrails of a cat.
Beauty, n. The power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.
Idiot, n. A member of a large and powerful tribe whose influence in human affairs has always been dominant and controlling.
Litigation, n. A machine which you go into as a pig and come out as a sausage.
Infidel, n. In New York, one who does not believe in the Christian religion; in Constantinople, one who does.
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