Ambrose Bierce - Page 5

The covers of this book are too far apart.
– Ambrose Bierce

Art, n. This word has no definition.
– Ambrose Bierce

Sweater, garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.
– Ambrose Bierce

Destiny: A tyrant’s authority for crime and a fool’s excuse for failure.
– Ambrose Bierce

Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.
– Ambrose Bierce

APRIL FOOL, n. The March fool with another month added to his folly.
– Ambrose Bierce

Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
– Ambrose Bierce

Age–that period of life in which we compound for the vices that we still cherish by reviling those that we no longer have the enterprise to commit.
– Ambrose Bierce