Ambrose Bierce

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Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Bierce

Mad, adj.: Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.More Ambrose Bierce [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Egotist: A person of low taste, more interested in himself than in me.More Ambrose Bierce [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Meekness: Uncommon patience in planning a revenge that is worth while.More Ambrose Bierce [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusions is called a philosopher.More Ambrose Bierce [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Who never doubted, never half believed. Where doubt is, there truth is - it is her shadow.More Ambrose Bierce [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Cynic, n: a blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they ought to be.More Ambrose Bierce [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Brain: an apparatus with which we think we think.More Ambrose Bierce [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What is a democrat? One who believes that the republicans have ruined the country. What is a republican? One who believes that the democrats would ruin the country.More Ambrose Bierce [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.More Ambrose Bierce [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms agains himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it.More Ambrose Bierce [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A total abstainer is one who abstains from everything but abstention, and especially from inactivity in the affairs of others.More Ambrose Bierce [12/17/2007 12:12:00]
Ability is commonly found to consist mainly in a high degree of solemnity.More Ambrose Bierce [12/17/2007 12:12:00]
Abscond - to move in a mysterious way, commonly with the property of another.More Ambrose Bierce [12/17/2007 12:12:00]
Abstainer - a weak man who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.More Ambrose Bierce [12/17/2007 12:12:00]
Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught.More Ambrose Bierce [12/17/2007 12:12:00]
Admiral. That part of a warship which does the talking while the figurehead does the thinking.More Ambrose Bierce [12/17/2007 12:12:00]
Alliance - in international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other's pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third.More Ambrose Bierce [12/17/2007 12:12:00]
The state's magnanimity to those offenders whom it would be too expensive to punish.More Ambrose Bierce [12/17/2007 12:12:00]
An egotist is a person of low taste - more interested in himself than in me.More Ambrose Bierce [12/17/2007 12:12:00]
To grease a king or other great functionary already sufficiently slippery.More Ambrose Bierce [12/17/2007 12:12:00]
The quality that distinguishes love without knowledge.More Ambrose Bierce [12/17/2007 12:12:00]
A convenient deity invented by the ancients as an excuse for getting drunk.More Ambrose Bierce [12/17/2007 12:12:00]
To speak of a man as you find him when he can't find you.More Ambrose Bierce [12/17/2007 12:12:00]
A method of untying with the teeth a political knot that would not yield to the tongue.More Ambrose Bierce [12/17/2007 12:12:00]
the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.More Ambrose Bierce [12/17/2007 12:12:00]

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