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TV is chewing gum for the eyes.

Ambrose Bierce


Adhere to your own act, and congratulate yourself if you have done something strange and extravagant, and broken the monotony of a decorous age.

Ambrose Bierce


Briefly stated, the findings are that when presented with an array of data or a sequence of events in which they are instructed to discover an underlying order, subjects show strong tendencies to perceive order and causality in random arrays, to perc

Ambrose Bierce


It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top.

Ambrose Bierce


You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.

Ambrose Bierce


The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not when it misses.

Ambrose Bierce


I didn't do it! Nobody saw me do it! Can't prove anything!

Bierce Ambrose


Thieves respect property; they merely wish the property to become their property that they may more perfectly respect it.

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


I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it.

Bierce Ambrose


Extreme fear can neither fight nor fly.

Bierce Ambrose


It's pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.

Bierce Ambrose


Remembering is for those who have forgotten.

Bierce Ambrose


No live organism can continue for long to exist sanely under conditions of absolute reality; even larks and katydids are supposed, by some, to dream. Hill House, not sane, stood by itself against its hills, holding darkness within; it had stood so fo

Bierce Ambrose


You can fool all the people all of the time if the advertising is right and the budget is big enough.

Bierce Ambrose


The way I understand it, the Russians are sort of a combination of evil and incompetence... sort of like the Post Office with tanks.

Bierce Ambrose





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