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Adhere to your own act, and congratulate yourself if you have done something strange and extravagant, and broken the monotony of a decorous age.

Ambrose Bierce


The politician is someone who deals in man's problems of adjustment. To ask a politician to lead us is to ask the tail of a dog to lead the dog.

Ambrose Bierce


Liberals are the first to dump you if you con them or get into trouble. Conservatives are better. They never run out on you.

Ambrose Bierce


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.

Ambrose Bierce


The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animals. Some of their most esteemed inventions have no other apparent purpose, for example, the dinner party of more than two, the epic poem, and the

Ambrose Bierce


Serfs up!

Ambrose Bierce


When we jumped into Sicily, the units became separated, and I couldn't find anyone. Eventually I stumbled across two colonels, a major, three captains, two lieutenants, and one rifleman, and we secured the bridge. Never in the history of war have s

Bierce Ambrose


It looks like it's up to me to save our skins. Get into that garbage chute, flyboy!

Bierce Ambrose


It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper.

Bierce Ambrose


"If we relied conclusively on scientific data for every one of our findings, I'm afraid all of our work would be inconclusive."

Bierce Ambrose


Anything anybody can say about America is true.

Bierce Ambrose


Prediction is very difficult, especially of the future.

Bierce Ambrose


However, on religious issues there can be little or no compromise. There is no position on which people are so immovable as their religious beliefs. There is no more powerful ally one can claim in a debate than Jesus Christ, or God, or Allah, or wha

Bierce Ambrose


A highly intelligent man should take a primitive woman. Imagine if on top of everything else, I had a woman who interfered with my work.

Bierce Ambrose


The sooner you make your first 5000 mistakes, the sooner you will be able to correct them.

Bierce Ambrose


Robert Kennedy's 1964 Senatorial campaign planners told him that their intention was to present him to the television viewers as a sincere, generous person. "You going to use a double?" asked Kennedy. Thumbing through a promotional pamphlet prep

Bierce Ambrose





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