My Favorite Quotes
Hits 51 to 75 of 1690
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “Happiness an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.”
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “Duty - that which sternly impels us in the direction of profit, along the line of desire.”
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “Coward One who, in a perilous emergency, thinks with his legs.”
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “Backbite. To speak of a man as you find him when he can't find you.”
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “Anoint, v. To grease a king or other great functionary already sufficiently slippery.”
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “Abscond - to move in a mysterious way, commonly with the property of another.”
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “Creditor. One of a tribe of savages dwelling beyond the Financial Straits and dreaded for their desolating incursions.”
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “Witticism. A sharp and clever remark, usually quoted and seldom noted what the Philistine is pleased to call a joke.”
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “Revolution, n. In politics, an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment.”
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “Alien - an American sovereign in his probationary state.”
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “Philosophy A route of many roads leading from nowhere to nothing.”
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “Mad, adj. Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.”
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “Litigant. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones.”
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “Liberty One of Imagination's most precious possessions.”
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “Litigation A machine which you go into as a pig and come out of as a sausage.”
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “Irreligion - the principal one of the great faiths of the world.”
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “Insurrection. An unsuccessful revolution disaffection's failure to substitute misrule for bad government.”
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “Impiety. Your irreverence toward my deity.”
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “Famous, adj. Conspicuously miserable.”
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “Egotist A person of low taste, more interested in himself than in me.”
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “Edible - good to eat and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad, a toad to a snake, a snake to a pig, a pig to a man, and a man to a worm.”
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “Wit - the salt with which the American humorist spoils his intellectual cookery by leaving it out.”
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “Dawn When men of reason go to bed.”
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “Confidante One entrusted by A with the secrets of B confided to herself by C.”
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “Bride A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.”

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