Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Bierce

was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist and satirist
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are
created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain
inalienable rights; that among these are life, and the right to
make that of another miserable by thrusting upon him an
incalculable quantity of acquaintances; liberty, particularly the
liberty to introduce persons to one another without first
ascertaining if they are not already acquainted as enemies; and
the pursuit of another's happiness with a runningMore Ambrose Bierce quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by friends when dead.More Ambrose Bierce quotes [12/17/2007 12:12:00]
OVATION, n. n ancient Rome, a definite, formal pageant in honor of one who had been disserviceable to the enemies of the nation. A lesser "triumph."More Ambrose Bierce quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
EXCEPTION, n. A thing which takes the liberty to differ from other things of its class, as an honest man, a truthful woman, etc.More Ambrose Bierce quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
EXISTENCE, n. A transient, horrible, fantastic dream,/ Wherein is nothing yet all things do seem:/ From which we're wakened by a friendly nudge/ Of our bedfellow Death, and cry: "O fudge!"More Ambrose Bierce quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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