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The first sign of corruption in a society that is still alive is that the end justifies the means.

Ambrose Bierce


The most disagreeable thing that your worst enemy says to your face does not approach what your best friends say behind your back.

Ambrose Bierce


He that teaches himself has a fool for a master.

Ambrose Bierce


It is up to us to produce better-quality movies.

Ambrose Bierce


The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.

Ambrose Bierce


True to our past we work with an inherited, observed, and accepted vision of personal futility, and of the beauty of the world.

Ambrose Bierce


When we jumped into Sicily, the units became separated, and I couldn't find anyone. Eventually I stumbled across two colonels, a major, three captains, two lieutenants, and one rifleman, and we secured the bridge. Never in the history of war have s

Bierce Ambrose


A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back the when it begins to rain.

Bierce Ambrose


It is Mr. Mellon's credo that $200,000,000 can do no wrong. Our offense consists in doubting it.

Bierce Ambrose


Money is truthful. If a man speaks of his honor, make him pay cash.

Bierce Ambrose


The primary cause of failure in electrical appliances is an expired warranty. Often, you can get an appliance running again simply by changing the warranty expiration date with a 15/64-inch felt-tipped marker.

Bierce Ambrose


Well begun is half done.

Bierce Ambrose


Slaves are generally expected to sing as well as to work ... I did not, when a slave, understand the deep meanings of those rude, and apparently incoherent songs. I was myself within the circle, so that I neither saw nor heard as those without might

Bierce Ambrose


Death is a spirit leaving a body, sort of like a shell leaving the nut behind.

Bierce Ambrose


I have just enough white in me to make my honesty questionable.

Bierce Ambrose


A dead man cannot bite.

Bierce Ambrose





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