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Friday, 22 September 2017
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"The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living." (Phillips, Wendell - Education)

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Browse Quotations by Bierce, Ambrose

 
Woman absent is woman dead. - (Bierce, Ambrose - Absence)
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Abstainer. A weak man who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure. - (Bierce, Ambrose - Abstinence)
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Absurdity. A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion. - (Bierce, Ambrose - Absurdity)
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Acquaintance: a degree of friendship called slight when its object is poor or obscure, and intimate when he is rich or famous. - (Bierce, Ambrose - Acquaintance)
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Acquaintance. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to. - (Bierce, Ambrose - Acquaintance)
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An acquaintance is someone we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to. - (Bierce, Ambrose - Acquaintance)
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Consult. To seek another's approval of a course already decided on. - (Bierce, Ambrose - Advice)
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Age. That period of life in which we compound for the vices that remain by reviling those we have no longer the vigor to commit. - (Bierce, Ambrose - Age and Aging)
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Alliance. In international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other's pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third. - (Bierce, Ambrose - Alliances)
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Ambition. An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by friends when dead. - (Bierce, Ambrose - Ambition)
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Genealogy. An account of one's descent from an ancestor who did not particularly care to trace his own. - (Bierce, Ambrose - Ancestry)
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Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret. - (Bierce, Ambrose - Anger)
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Architect. One who drafts a plan of your house, and plans a draft of your money. - (Bierce, Ambrose - Architecture)
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Admiral. That part of a warship which does the talking while the figurehead does the thinking. - (Bierce, Ambrose - Army and Navy)
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Irreligion. The principal one of the great faiths of the world. - (Bierce, Ambrose - Atheism)
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