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In "King Henry VI, Part II," Shakespeare has Dick Butcher suggest to his fellow anti-establishment rabble-rousers, "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers." That action may be extreme but a similar sentiment was expressed by Thomas K. Co

Ambrose Bierce


If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.

Ambrose Bierce


An actor's a guy who if you ain't talkin' about him, ain't listening.

Ambrose Bierce


Perfection is reached, not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away.

Ambrose Bierce


There are no manifestos like cannon and musketry.

Ambrose Bierce


All I kin say is when you finds yo'self wanderin' in a peach orchard, ya don't go lookin' for rutabagas.

Ambrose Bierce


By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve.

Bierce Ambrose


It is not enough that I should succeed. Others must fail.

Bierce Ambrose


Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.

Bierce Ambrose


Just close your eyes, tap your heels together three times, and think to yourself, `There's no place like home.'

Bierce Ambrose


If you are of the opinion that the contemplation of suicide is sufficient evidence of a poetic nature, do not forget that actions speak louder than words.

Bierce Ambrose


To add insult to injury.

Bierce Ambrose


It is convenient that there be gods, and, as it is convenient, let us believe there are.

Bierce Ambrose


Art is Nature speeded up and God slowed down.

Bierce Ambrose


"No job too big; no fee too big!"

Bierce Ambrose


A woman takes off her claim to respect along with her garments.

Bierce Ambrose





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