Bierce

Famous quotes containing the word bierce:

    Alien. An American sovereign in his probationary state.
    —Ambrose Bierce (1842–1914)

    Ambition. An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by friends when dead.
    —Ambrose Bierce (1842–1914)

    Absurdity. A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one’s own opinion.
    —Ambrose Bierce (1842–1914)