Blog Posts - Ambrose Bierce



Marriage And Perfect Wedding Quotes

Wedding: A ceremony at which two persons undertake to become one, one undertakes to become nothing, and nothing undertakes to become supportable.Ambrose Bierce----------------------Marriage: The state or condition of a community consisting of a maste...
by A2Z Quotes on Aug 20, 2016

Love And Marriage - Life Quotes

Gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love.Albert Einstein-------------Where there is love there is life.Mahatma Gandhi-------------Life isn't worth living, unless it is lived for someone else.Albert Einstein-------------Re...
by A2Z Quotes on Aug 18, 2016

Literate Devil 4122

We had a relaxing morning and afternoon that found us all in good spirits. Carol and Curtis headed back home after dinner and the rest of us took a seat in the living room to chat. We all got a kick out of Farley’s tales about Honey’s tou...
by Scragg Man on Nov 22, 2015

Women Men And Family Life Famous Quotes

The great question - which I have not been able to answer - is: "What does a woman want?"Sigmund Freud----------------------------Last week I stated that this woman was the ugliest woman I had ever seen. I have since been visited by her sis...
by A2Z Quotes on Aug 29, 2015

Man And Machine - Education makes machines which act like men and produces men who act like machines

Where there is the necessary technical skill to move mountains, there is no need for the faith that moves mountains.~Eric HofferWe've arranged a civilization in which most crucial elements profoundly depend on science and technology. We have also...
by A2Z Quotes on Mar 5, 2015

"Lunatics..."

 “All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusion is called a philosopher.”- Ambrose Bierce...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Sep 20, 2014

Ambrose Bierce: The Haunted Valley

I - HOW TREES ARE FELLED IN CHINA A half-mile north from Jo. Dunfer’s, on the road from Hutton’s to Mexican Hill, the highway dips into a sunless ravine which opens out on either hand in a half-confidential manner, as if it had a secret to imp...

Ambrose Bierce: The Coup de Grâce

The fighting had been hard and continuous; that was attested by all the senses. The very taste of battle was in the air. All was now over; it remained only to succor the wounded and bury the dead—to "tidy up a bit," as the humorist of a b...

Spruch des Tages

Emanzipation ist der Übergang eines Sklaven aus der Unterdrückung durch einen anderen in die Unterdrückung durch sich selbst. - Ambrose Bierce...
by Reflections on Apr 17, 2014

Spruch des Tages

Emanzipation ist der Übergang eines Sklaven aus der Unterdrückung durch einen anderen in die Unterdrückung durch sich selbst. - Ambrose Bierce...
by Reflections on Apr 17, 2014

‘El diccionario del Diablo’

Decepcionado por su ascenso frustrado, Ambrose Bierce se jugó a cara o cruz seguir en el Ejército o convertirse en periodista. Ganamos todos. Bierce dejó el uniforme y durante cuarenta […]...
by despuesdelhipopotamo on Apr 9, 2014

‘El diccionario del Diablo’

Decepcionado por su ascenso frustrado, Ambrose Bierce se jugó a cara o cruz seguir en el Ejército o convertirse en periodista. Ganamos todos. Bierce dejó el uniforme y durante cuarenta […]...
by despuesdelhipopotamo on Apr 9, 2014

Ambrose Bierce: A Wireless Message

In the summer of 1896 Mr. William Holt, a wealthy manufacturer of Chicago, was living temporarily in a little town of central New York, the name of which the writer’s memory has not retained. Mr. Holt had had “trouble with his wife,” from whom...

The sexiest thing about men Lovable Quotes

The sexiest thing about men is how they are with kids... If they are great with kids they are real men ... selfless, powerful, comforting ... Too bad so many men suck! PAMELA ANDERSON----------------- Man and An animal so lost in rapturous contemplat...
by A2Z Quotes on Jan 27, 2014

Ambrose Bierce: A Baby Tramp

Ambrose Bierce by David Levine If you had seen little Jo standing at the street corner in the rain, you would hardly have admired him. It was apparently an ordinary autumn rainstorm, but the water which fell upon Jo (who was hardly old enough to...

Rory Farquhar 2339

The crew slept in late, which shortened the day for us. When I finally got up, I looked out the window and saw a beautiful sunny day that I should be out enjoying, but the time changes, endless flights, and being away from home, has left me constantl...
by Scragg Man on Dec 8, 2013

Ambrose Bierce: An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

A man stood upon a railroad bridge in northern Alabama, looking down into the swift water twenty feet below. The man's hands were behind his back, the wrists bound with a cord. A rope closely encircled his neck. It was attached to a stout cross-t...

Ambrose Bierce: A Jug of Sirup

This narrative begins with the death of its hero. Silas Deemer died on the 16th day of July, 1863, and two days later his remains were buried. As he had been personally known to every man, woman and well-grown child in the village, the funeral, as...

Ambrose Bierce: The Man and the Snake

It is of veritabyll report, and attested of so many that there be nowe of wyse and learned none to gaynsaye it, that y'e serpente hys eye hath a magnetick propertie that whosoe falleth into its svasion is drawn forwards in despyte of his wille, a...

Ambrose Bierce: A Cold Greeting

This is a story told by the late Benson Foley of San Francisco:“In the summer of 1881 I met a man named James H. Conway, a resident of Franklin, Tennessee. He was visiting San Francisco for his health, deluded man, and brought me a note of introdu...


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