Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Bierce

was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist and satirist
MONUMENT, n. A structure intended to commemorate something which either needs no commemoration or cannot be commemorated.More Ambrose Bierce quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
ECCENTRICITY, n. A method of distinction so cheap that fools employ it to accentuate their incapacity.More Ambrose Bierce quotes [12/29/2011 12:12:47]
PIGMY, n. One of a tribe of very small men found by ancient travelers in many parts of the world, but by modern in Central Africa only. The Pigmies are so called to distinguish them from the bulkier Caucasians - who are Hogmies.More Ambrose Bierce quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Learning -the kind of ignorance affected by (and affecting) civilized races, as distinguished from ignorance, the sort of learning incurred by savages. See nonsense.More Ambrose Bierce quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Abstainer - a weak man who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.More Ambrose Bierce quotes [12/17/2007 12:12:00]

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Eugeny Antonuk The trodden path is high and slightly stumbled from it, hit the waist in the snow. [01/23/2019 03:01:05] More


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Anatoly Yurkin Utopia is designed to meet the needs of those who never ask questions about the future. [02/12/2019 12:02:24] More