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Water, taken in moderation cannot hurt anybody.

Ambrose Bierce


Life is too short to be taken seriously.

Ambrose Bierce


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.

Ambrose Bierce


We should realize that a city is better off with bad laws, so long as they remain fixed, then with good laws that are constantly being altered, that the lack of learning combined with sound common sense is more helpful than the kind of cleverness th

Ambrose Bierce


...He who laughs does not believe in what he laughs at, but neither does he hate it. Therefore, laughing at evil means not preparing oneself to combat it, and laughing at good means denying the power through which good is self-propagating.

Ambrose Bierce


Hell is empty and all the devils are here.

Ambrose Bierce


Live within your income, even if you have to borrow to do so.

Bierce Ambrose


It's is not, it isn't ain't, and it's it's, not its, if you mean it is. If you don't, it's its. Then too, it's hers. It isn't her's. It isn't our's either. It's ours, and likewise yours and theirs.

Bierce Ambrose


"Benson, you are so free of the ravages of intelligence"

Bierce Ambrose


Religion has done love a great service by making it a sin.

Bierce Ambrose


Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.

Bierce Ambrose


"What the hell are you getting so upset about? I thought you didn't believe in God." "I don't," she sobbed, bursting violently into tears, "but the God I don't believe in is a good God, a just God, a merciful God. He's not the mean and stupid Go

Bierce Ambrose


Human resources are human first, and resources second.

Bierce Ambrose


If you laid all of our laws end to end, there would be no end.

Bierce Ambrose


Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

Bierce Ambrose


The greatest productive force is human selfishness.

Bierce Ambrose





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