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Once harm has been done, even a fool understands it.

Ambrose Bierce


Just remember, wherever you go, there you are.

Ambrose Bierce


Nice guys finish last.

Ambrose Bierce


All the big corporations depreciate their possessions, and you can, too, provided you use them for business purposes. For example, if you subscribe to the Wall Street Journal, a business-related newspaper, you can deduct the cost of your house, beca

Ambrose Bierce


A dead man cannot bite.

Ambrose Bierce


One of your most ancient writers, a historian named Herodotus, tells of a thief who was to be executed. As he was taken away he made a bargain with the king: in one year he would teach the king's favorite horse to sing hymns. The other prisoners wa

Ambrose Bierce


There is always something new out of Africa.

Bierce Ambrose


When the speaker and he to whom he is speaks do not understand, that is metaphysics.

Bierce Ambrose


The ultimate game show will be the one where somebody gets killed at the end.

Bierce Ambrose


Executive ability is deciding quickly and getting somebody else to do the work.

Bierce Ambrose


Optimism is the content of small men in high places.

Bierce Ambrose


The last vestiges of the old Republic have been swept away.

Bierce Ambrose


If happiness is in your destiny, you need not be in a hurry.

Bierce Ambrose


The trouble with the rat-race is that even if you win, you're still a rat.

Bierce Ambrose


The average Ph.D thesis is nothing but the transference of bones from one graveyard to another.

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





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