Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Bierce

was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist and satirist
Mythology: the body of a primitive people's beliefs, concerning its origin, early history, heroes, deitits and so forth, as distinguished from the true accounts which it invents later.More Ambrose Bierce quotes [12/29/2011 12:12:54]
The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling.More Ambrose Bierce quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.More Ambrose Bierce quotes [07/07/2011 08:07:21]
critic, n. A person who boasts himself hard to please because nobody tries to please him.More Ambrose Bierce quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Eloquence, n. The art of orally persuading fools that white is the color that it appears to be. It includes the gift of making any color appear white.More Ambrose Bierce quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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Austin Osman Spare Anyone is capable of anything (will plus belief is ability) if they themselves create the opportune moment and incentive. Heaven gives no genius to disbelievers and no vengeance worse than the body denied. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More