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Very few people do anything creative after the age of thirty-five. The reason is that very few people do anything creative before the age of thirty-five.

Ambrose St.


If I had a formula for bypassing trouble, I would not pass it around. Trouble creates a capacity to handle it. I don't say embrace trouble; that's as bad as treating it as an enemy. But I do say meet it as a friend, for you'll see a lot of it and y

Ambrose Bierce


Marijuana will be legal some day, because the many law students who now smoke pot will someday become congressmen and legalize it in order to protect themselves.

Ambrose Bierce


I value kindness to human beings first of all, and kindness to animals. I don't respect the law; I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper, and old men

Ambrose Bierce


Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book.

Ambrose Bierce


"God gives burdens; also shoulders" Jimmy Carter cited this Jewish saying in his concession speech at the end of the 1980 election. At least he said it was a Jewish saying; I can't find it anywhere. I'm sure he's telling the truth though; why wo

Ambrose Bierce


The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.

Ambrose Bierce


For if there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.

Bierce Ambrose


Practical people would be more practical if they would take a little more time for dreaming.

Bierce Ambrose


Ask not for whom the Bell tolls, and you will pay only the station-to-station rate.

Bierce Ambrose


We're fantastically incredibly sorry for all these extremely unreasonable things we did. I can only plead that my simple, barely-sentient friend and myself are underprivileged, deprived and also college students.

Bierce Ambrose


Learning French is trivial: the word for horse is cheval, and everything else follows in the same way.

Bierce Ambrose


A sequel is an admission that you've been reduced to imitating yourself.

Bierce Ambrose


The future is a race between education and catastrophe.

Bierce Ambrose


Every man thinks God is on his side. The rich and powerful know that he is.

Bierce Ambrose


Mandrell: "You know what I think?" Doctor: "Ah, ah that's a catch question. With a brain your size you don't think, right?"

Bierce Ambrose


My father, a good man, told me, "Never lose your ignorance; you cannot replace it."

Bierce Ambrose





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