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Reality is bad enough, why should I tell the truth?

Ambrose Bierce


The only really good place to buy lumber is at a store where the lumber has already been cut and attached together in the form of furniture, finished, and put inside boxes.

Ambrose Bierce


If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

Ambrose Bierce


Fill what's empty, empty what's full, scratch where it itches.

Ambrose Bierce


If a thing's worth having, it's worth cheating for.

Ambrose Bierce


It has long been noticed that juries are pitiless for robbery and full of indulgence for infanticide. A question of interest, my dear Sir! The jury is afraid of being robbed and has passed the age when it could be a victim of infanticide.

Ambrose Bierce


Money doesn't talk, it swears.

Bierce Ambrose


The problem that we thought was a problem was, indeed, a problem, but not the problem we thought was the problem.

Bierce Ambrose


Great acts are made up of small deeds.

Bierce Ambrose


In my end is my beginning.

Bierce Ambrose


Never look a gift horse in the mouth.

Bierce Ambrose


When in doubt, use brute force.

Bierce Ambrose


For thee the wonder-working earth puts forth sweet flowers.

Bierce Ambrose


Have the courage to take your own thoughts seriously, for they will shape you.

Bierce Ambrose


Practice yourself what you preach.

Bierce Ambrose


... why should you waste a single moment of *your* life seeming to be something you don't want to be? Lord, that's so simple. If you hate your job, quit it. If your friends are tedious, go out and find new friends. You are queer, you lucky fool, a

Bierce Ambrose





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