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The only happiness lies in reason; all the rest of the world is dismal. The highest reason, however, I see in the work of the artist, and he may experience it as such. Happiness lies in the swiftness of feeling and thinking: all the rest of the worl

Ambrose St.


I know not how I came into this, shall I call it a dying life or a living death?

Ambrose Bierce


The idea there was that consumers would bring their broken electronic devices, such as television sets and VCR's, to the destruction centers, where trained personnel would whack them (the devices) with sledgehammers. With their devices thus permanent

Ambrose Bierce


If I had a plantation in Georgia and a home in Hell, I'd sell the plantation and go home.

Ambrose Bierce


"Hi, I'm Preston A. Mantis, president of Consumers Retail Law Outlet. As you can see by my suit and the fact that I have all these books of equal height on the shelves behind me, I am a trained legal attorney. Do you have a car or a job? Do you ever

Ambrose Bierce


Brahma said: Well, after hearing ten thousand explanations, a fool is no wiser. But an intelligent man needs only two thousand five hundred.

Ambrose Bierce


The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application form.

Ambrose Bierce


Praise the sea; on shore remain.

Bierce Ambrose


All I know is what the words know, and dead things, and that makes a handsome little sum, with a beginning and a middle and an end, as in the well-built phrase and the long sonata of the dead.

Bierce Ambrose


Any philosophy that can be put "in a nutshell" belongs there.

Bierce Ambrose


CF&C stole it, fair and square.

Bierce Ambrose


Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can read.

Bierce Ambrose


per year.

Bierce Ambrose


Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.

Bierce Ambrose


A fake fortuneteller can be tolerated. But an authentic soothsayer should be shot on sight. Cassandra did not get half the kicking around she deserved.

Bierce Ambrose


The big cities of America are becoming Third World countries.

Bierce Ambrose


Delores breezed along the surface of her life like a flat stone forever skipping along smooth water, rippling reality sporadically but oblivious to it consistently, until she finally lost momentum, sank, and due to an overdose of flouride as a child

Bierce Ambrose





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