Across the horizon: the rising sun and endless possibilities
 
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Quotes by Author -  Bierce, Ambrose (12)
AuthorQuote Topic
Bierce, Ambrose"Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance. "Technology
Bierce, Ambrose"Inventor: A person who makes an ingenious arrangement of wheels, levers and springs, and believes it civilization. "Technology
Bierce, Ambrose"Success is the one unpardonable sin against our fellows. "Success
Bierce, Ambrose"Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man - who has no gills. "Nature
Bierce, Ambrose"Mad, adj.: Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence. "Intelligence
Bierce, Ambrose"History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools. "History
Bierce, Ambrose"Education, n.: That which discloses the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding. "Education
Bierce, Ambrose"Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious. "Education
Bierce, Ambrose"Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility. "Business
Bierce, Ambrose"The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling. "Business
Bierce, Ambrose"Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to the critic. "Art
Bierce, Ambrose"Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art. "Art

 



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