• Responsibility: A detachable burden easily shifted to the shoulders of God, Fate, Fortune, Luck or one's neighbour.
    ~ Ambrose Bierce
  • Bride: A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.
    Bride: A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.
    ~ Ambrose Bierce
  • Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
    ~ Ambrose Bierce
  • Politeness is the most acceptable hypocrisy.
    ~ Ambrose Bierce
  • Love, n. A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
    Love, n. A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
    ~ Ambrose Bierce
  • Appeal: In law, to put the dice into the box for another throw.
    Appeal: In law, to put the dice into the box for another throw.
    ~ Ambrose Bierce
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  • Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
    Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
    ~ Ambrose Bierce
  • Faith and belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.
    Faith and belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.
    ~ Ambrose Bierce
  • Vote: The instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.
    Vote: The instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.
    ~ Ambrose Bierce
  • Logic: The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding.
    ~ Ambrose Bierce
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