Quotes by Ambrose Bierce

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Opportunity is a favorable occasion for grasping a disappointment.
– Ambrose Bierce

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Ocean, n. A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man – who has no gills.
– Ambrose Bierce

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Achievement is the death of endeavor and the birth of disgust.
– Ambrose Bierce

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Patience: A minor form of despair disguised as a virtue.
~ Ambrose Bierce

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Politeness, The most acceptable hypocrisy.
~ Ambrose Bierce

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Lawyer – One skilled in the circumvention of the law.
– Ambrose Bierce

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Bride, n. – A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.
– Ambrose Bierce

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Love, n. A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
– Ambrose Bierce

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Sweater, n. Garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.
– Ambrose Bierce

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Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art. ~Ambrose Bierce

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