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Without adventure, civilization is in full decay.

Ambrose Bierce


In childhood a woman must be subject to her father; in youth to her husband; when her husband is dead, to her sons. A woman must never be free of subjugation.

Ambrose Bierce


We have nowhere else to go... this is all we have.

Ambrose Bierce


Intellect annuls Fate. So far as a man thinks, he is free.

Ambrose Bierce


My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated but not signed.

Ambrose Bierce


The road to Hades is easy to travel.

Ambrose Bierce


Here's to women. Would that we could fall into her arms without falling into her hands.

Bierce Ambrose


There's nothing worse for your business than extra Santa Clauses smoking in the men's room.

Bierce Ambrose


The longest part of the journey is said to be the passing of the gate.

Bierce Ambrose


I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve immortality through not dying.

Bierce Ambrose


To err is human, to repent, divine, to persist, devilish.

Bierce Ambrose


An ounce of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition.

Bierce Ambrose


The more laws and order are made prominent, the more thieves and robbers there will be.

Bierce Ambrose


[Maturity consists in the discovery that] there comes a critical moment where everything is reversed, after which the point becomes to understand more and more that there is something which cannot be understood.

Bierce Ambrose


If you're like most homeowners, you're afraid that many repairs around your home are too difficult to tackle. So, when your furnace explodes, you call in a so-called professional to fix it. The "professional" arrives in a truck with lettering on t

Bierce Ambrose


The whole earth is in jail and we're plotting this incredible jailbreak.

Bierce Ambrose





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