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Let's remind ourselves that last year's fresh idea is today's cliche.

Ambrose St.


Every man thinks God is on his side. The rich and powerful know that he is.

Ambrose Bierce


It's from Casablanca. I've been waiting all my life to use that line.

Ambrose Bierce


Given a choice between grief and nothing, I'd choose grief.

Ambrose Bierce


Better late than never.

Ambrose Bierce


A society in which women are taught anything but the management of a family, the care of men, and the creation of the future generation is a society which is on its way out.

Ambrose Bierce


I paid a visit to my local precinct in Greenwich Village and asked a sergeant to show me some rape statistics. He politely obliged. That month there had been thirty-five rape complaints, an advance of ten over the same month for the previous year.

Ambrose Bierce


Plumbing is one of the easier of do-it-yourself activities, requiring only a few simple tools and a willingness to stick your arm into a clogged toilet. In fact, you can solve many home plumbing problems, such as annoying faucet drip, merely by tur

Bierce Ambrose


The Law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich, as well as the poor, to sleep under the bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.

Bierce Ambrose


The only alliance I would make with the Women's Liberation Movement is in bed.

Bierce Ambrose


When in doubt, use brute force.

Bierce Ambrose


There are people who find it odd to eat four or five Chinese meals in a row; in China, I often remind them, there are a billion or so people who find nothing odd about it.

Bierce Ambrose


The most common given name in the world is Mohammad; the most common family name in the world is Chang. Can you imagine the enormous number of people in the world named Mohammad Chang?

Bierce Ambrose


Water, taken in moderation cannot hurt anybody.

Bierce Ambrose


If I had a formula for bypassing trouble, I would not pass it around. Trouble creates a capacity to handle it. I don't say embrace trouble; that's as bad as treating it as an enemy. But I do say meet it as a friend, for you'll see a lot of it and y

Bierce Ambrose


"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away".

Bierce Ambrose


Instead of giving money to found colleges to promote learning, why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as good as the Prohibition one did, why, in five years we would have the smartest r

Bierce Ambrose





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We are so fond of each other because our ailments are the same.
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