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Do not despair of life. You have no doubt force enough to overcome your obstacles. Think of the fox prowling through wood and field in a winter night for something to satisfy his hunger. Notwithstanding cold and hounds and traps, his race survives

Ambrose St.


Nothing recedes like success.

Ambrose Bierce


If men are not afraid to die, it is of no avail to threaten them with death. If men live in constant fear of dying, And if breaking the law means a man will be killed, Who will dare to break the law? There is always an official executioner. If

Ambrose Bierce


Man is the measure of all things.

Ambrose Bierce


Every young man should have a hobby: learning how to handle money is the best one.

Ambrose Bierce


The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

Ambrose Bierce


Like, if I'm not for me, then fer shure, like who will be? And if, y'know, if I'm not like fer anyone else, then hey, I mean, what am I? And if not now, like I dunno, maybe like when? And if not Who, then I dunno, maybe like the Rolling Stones?

Ambrose Bierce


Crito, I owe a cock to Asclepius; will you remember to pay the debt?

Bierce Ambrose


A man is known by the company he organizes.

Bierce Ambrose


If a man stay away from his wife for seven years, the law presumes the separation to have killed him; yet according to our daily experience, it might well prolong his life.

Bierce Ambrose


What you want, what you're hanging around in the world waiting for, is for something to occur to you.

Bierce Ambrose


A committee is a group that keeps the minutes and loses hours.

Bierce Ambrose


The real purpose of books is to trap the mind into doing its own thinking.

Bierce Ambrose


History is nothing but a collection of fables and useless trifles, cluttered up with a mass of unnecessary figures and proper names.

Bierce Ambrose


Getting into trouble is easy.

Bierce Ambrose


"Cogito ergo I'm right and you're wrong."

Bierce Ambrose


There is no comfort without pain; thus we define salvation through suffering.

Bierce Ambrose





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