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Picture of Ambrose Bierce. Ambrose Bierce Circa 1866. Photograph currently resides in the Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature.

Six quotes by Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (June 24, 1842 - 1914?) was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist and satirist. Today, he is best known for his short story, 'An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge' and his satirical dictionary, The Devil's Dictionary.

❝'There's no free will,' says the philosopher; 'To hang is most unjust.'
'There is no free will,' assents the officer; 'We hang because we must.'❞[+]

❝Acquaintance: A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.❞[+]

❝Cynic: A blackguard who sees things as they are, not as they should be.❞[+]

❝Faith is the belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.❞[+]

❝The covers of this book are too far apart.❞[+]

❝Woman would be more charming if one could fall into her arms without falling into her hands.❞[+]

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