Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Bierce

was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist and satirist
Houseless: Having paid all taxes on household goods.More Ambrose Bierce quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Cribbage, n. A substitute for conversation among those to whom nature has denied ideas.More Ambrose Bierce quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
DECIDE, v.i. To succumb to the preponderance of one set of influences over another set.More Ambrose Bierce quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
optimism, n. The doctrine, or belief, that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly, everything good, especially the bad, and everything right that is wrong. It is held with greatest tenacity by those most accustomed to the mischance of falling into adversity, and is most acceptably expounded with disproof - an intellectual disorder, yielding to no treatment but death. It is hereditary, but fortunately not contagious.More Ambrose Bierce quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
CALLOUS, adj. Gifted with great fortitude to bear the evils afflicting another.More Ambrose Bierce quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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