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Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.

Ambrose St.


It shall be unlawful for any suspicious person to be within the municipality.

Ambrose Bierce


In the highest society, as well as in the lowest, woman is merely an instrument of pleasure.

Ambrose Bierce


He hath eaten me out of house and home.

Ambrose Bierce


Woman is generally so bad that the difference between a good and a bad woman scarcely exists.

Ambrose Bierce


Money doesn't talk, it swears.

Ambrose Bierce


This is the first age that's paid much attention to the future, which is a little ironic since we may not have one.

Ambrose Bierce


The first rule of intelligent tinkering is to save all the parts.

Bierce Ambrose


A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the word you first thought of.

Bierce Ambrose


What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.

Bierce Ambrose


Satire is tragedy plus time.

Bierce Ambrose


Don't everyone thank me at once!

Bierce Ambrose


Laws are like sausages. It's better not to see them being made.

Bierce Ambrose


Our policy is, when in doubt, do the right thing.

Bierce Ambrose


The coast was clear.

Bierce Ambrose


... a thing called Ethics, whose nature was confusing but if you had it you were a High-Class Realtor and if you hadn't you were a shyster, a piker and a fly-by-night. These virtues awakened Confidence and enabled you to handle Bigger Propositions.

Bierce Ambrose


The Soviet pre-eminence in chess can be traced to the average Russian's readiness to brood obsessively over anything, even the arrangement of some pieces of wood. Indeed, the Russians' predisposition for quiet reflection followed by sudden preventi

Bierce Ambrose





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