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The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

Ambrose Bierce


God gave man two ears and one tongue so that we listen twice as much as we speak.

Ambrose Bierce


Home is where the hurt is.

Ambrose Bierce


Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.

Ambrose Bierce


My father was a saint, I'm not.

Ambrose Bierce


This wasn't just plain terrible, this was fancy terrible. This was terrible with raisins in it.

Ambrose Bierce


Every day people are straying away from the church and going back to God.

Bierce Ambrose


There is a limit to the admiration we may hold for a man who spends his waking hours poking the contents of chickens with a stick.

Bierce Ambrose


Whenever the literary German dives into a sentence, that is the last you are going to see of him until he emerges on the other side of his Atlantic with his verb in his mouth.

Bierce Ambrose


A writer is congenitally unable to tell the truth and that is why we call what he writes fiction.

Bierce Ambrose


Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.

Bierce Ambrose


Everybody likes a kidder, but nobody lends him money.

Bierce Ambrose


Human resources are human first, and resources second.

Bierce Ambrose


Majorities, of course, start with minorities.

Bierce Ambrose


Were there no women, men might live like gods.

Bierce Ambrose


Two can Live as Cheaply as One for Half as Long.

Bierce Ambrose





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