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Bride: A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her. - Ambrose Bierce
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Absurdity, n.: A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion. - Ambrose Bierce
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Prescription: A physician's guess at what will best prolong the situation with least harm to the patient. - Ambrose Bierce
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Experience - the wisdom that enables us to recognise in an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced. - Ambrose Bierce
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Future. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness is assured. - Ambrose Bierce
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A man is known by the company he organizes. - Ambrose Bierce
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A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms agains himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it. - Ambrose Bierce
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A total abstainer is one who abstains from everything but abstention, and especially from inactivity in the affairs of others. - Ambrose Bierce
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Ability is commonly found to consist mainly in a high degree of solemnity. - Ambrose Bierce
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Abscond - to move in a mysterious way, commonly with the property of another. - Ambrose Bierce
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Absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends. - Ambrose Bierce
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Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure. - Ambrose Bierce
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Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught. - Ambrose Bierce
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Acquaintance. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to. - Ambrose Bierce
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Admiral. That part of a warship which does the talking while the figurehead does the thinking. - Ambrose Bierce
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Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves. - Ambrose Bierce
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Alien - an American sovereign in his probationary state. - Ambrose Bierce
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All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusions is called a philosopher. - Ambrose Bierce
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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. - Ambrose Bierce
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Ambidextrous, adj.: Able to pick with equal skill a right-hand pocket or a left. - Ambrose Bierce
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Ambition. An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by friends when dead. - Ambrose Bierce
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Amnesty, n. The state's magnanimity to those offenders whom it would be too expensive to punish. - Ambrose Bierce
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An egotist is a person of low taste - more interested in himself than in me. - Ambrose Bierce
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Anoint, v.: To grease a king or other great functionary already sufficiently slippery. - Ambrose Bierce
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Architect. One who drafts a plan of your house, and plans a draft of your money. - Ambrose Bierce
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Ardor, n. The quality that distinguishes love without knowledge. - Ambrose Bierce
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Bacchus, n.: A convenient deity invented by the ancients as an excuse for getting drunk. - Ambrose Bierce
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Backbite. To speak of a man as you find him when he can't find you. - Ambrose Bierce
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Barometer, n.: An ingenious instrument which indicates what kind of weather we are having. - Ambrose Bierce
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Battle, n., A method of untying with the teeth a political knot that would not yield to the tongue. - Ambrose Bierce
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Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband. - Ambrose Bierce
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Belladonna, n.: In Italian a beautiful lady; in English a deadly poison. A striking example of the essential identity of the two tongues. - Ambrose Bierce
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Bigot: One who is obstinately and zealously attached to an opinion that you do not entertain. - Ambrose Bierce
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Bore, n. A person who talks when you wish him to listen. - Ambrose Bierce
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Brain: an apparatus with which we think we think. - Ambrose Bierce
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Cabbage: a familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head. - Ambrose Bierce
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Calamities are of two kinds: misfortunes to ourselves, and good fortune to others. - Ambrose Bierce
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Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth - two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age. - Ambrose Bierce
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Clairvoyant, n.: A person, commonly a woman, who has the power of seeing that which is invisible to her patron - namely, that he is a blockhead. - Ambrose Bierce
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Compromise, n. Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of thinking he has got what he ought not to have, and is deprived of nothing except what was justly his due. - Ambrose Bierce
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Confidante: One entrusted by A with the secrets of B confided to herself by C. - Ambrose Bierce
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Conservative, n: A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal who wishes to replace them with others. - Ambrose Bierce
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Consul - in American politics, a person who having failed to secure an office from the people is given one by the Administration on condition that he leave the country. - Ambrose Bierce
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Consult: To seek approval for a course of action already decided upon. - Ambrose Bierce
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Convent - a place of retirement for women who wish for leisure to meditate upon the sin of idleness. - Ambrose Bierce
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Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility. - Ambrose Bierce
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Coward: One who, in a perilous emergency, thinks with his legs. - Ambrose Bierce
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Creditor. One of a tribe of savages dwelling beyond the Financial Straits and dreaded for their desolating incursions. - Ambrose Bierce
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Curiosity, n. An objectionable quality of the female mind. The desire to know whether or not a woman is cursed with curiosity is one of the most active and insatiable passions of the masculine soul. - Ambrose Bierce
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Cynic, n: a blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they ought to be. - Ambrose Bierce
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