Quotes by Ambrose Bierce

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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Sweater, n. Garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.
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Love, n. A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
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Bride, n. – A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.
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Opportunity is a favorable occasion for grasping a disappointment.
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Lawyer – One skilled in the circumvention of the law.
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Politeness, The most acceptable hypocrisy.
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Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
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Genius – to know without having learned; to draw just conclusions from unknown premises; to discern the soul
of things.
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Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.
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