More From Ambrose Bierce
- "Logic: The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding."
- "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."
- "Inventor: A person who makes an ingenious arrangement of wheels, levers and springs, and believes it civilization."
More In Best
- "I do the very best I know how – the very best I can; and I mean to keep on doing so until the end."― Abraham Lincoln
- "Let me recommend the best medicine in the world: a long journey, at a mild season, through a pleasant country, in easy stages."― James Madison
- "Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read."― Athenaeus