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"ARDOR, n. The quality that distinguishes love without knowledge."  (Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, 1911)

"Calamities are of two kinds: misfortunes to ourselves, and good fortune to others."  (Ambrose Bierce)

"History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools."  (Ambrose Bierce)

"Houseless, adj. Having paid all taxes on household goods."  (Ambrose Bierce)

"Mad, adj.: Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence."  (Ambrose Bierce)

"Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another."  (Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary)

"Quotation: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another."  (Ambrose Bierce)

"REASONABLE, adj. Accessible to the infection of our own opinions. Hospitable to persuasion, dissuasion and evasion."  (Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary)

"War is God's way of teaching Americans geography."  (Ambrose Bierce)

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