Ambrose Bierce

NOUN
  1. United States writer of caustic wit (1842-1914)
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  • Turkey: A large bird whose flesh, when eaten on certain religious anniversaries has the peculiar property of attesting piety and gratitude. Ambrose Bierce 
  • In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office. Ambrose Bierce 
  • Achievement is the death of endeavor and the birth of disgust. Ambrose Bierce 
  • One can do no better than to paraphrase Ambrose Bierce upon his discovery of the merkin, and ask: how can such things be?
  • Opportunity is a favorable occasion for grasping a disappointment. Ambrose Bierce 
  • Patience: A minor form of despair disguised as a virtue. Ambrose Bierce 
  • Corporation, n. An ingenious device for obtaining individual profit without individual responsibility. Ambrose Bierce 
  • Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage. Ambrose Bierce 
  • Lawyer - One skilled in the circumvention of the law. Ambrose Bierce 
  • Lawyer - One skilled in the circumvention of the law. Ambrose Bierce 
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