Ambrose Bierce quotes

41 quotes by Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Bierce
Man: An animal so lost in rapturous contemplation of what he thinks he is as to overlook what he indubitably ought to be.

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Marriage: The state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress and two slaves, making in all, two.

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Egotist: A person of low taste, more interested in himself than in me.

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Beauty: The power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.

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Day: A period of twenty-four hours, mostly misspent.

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