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Ambrose Bierce
(1842-1914) born on
Jun 24
US journalist, short-story writer. He was a noted wit, satirist and sardonic short story writer who disappeared while covering the Mexican revolution.
         
   
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INVENTOR, n. -- A person who makes an ingenious arrangement of wheels, levers and springs, and believes it civilization.

R
ADMIRATION, n. -- Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
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PLAN, v.t. To bother about the best method of accomplishing an accidental result.
N
Wit, n. -- The salt with which the American humorist spoils his intellectual cookery by leaving it out.
K
PATIENCE, n. -- A minor form of despair, disguised as a virtue.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Devil's Dictionary," 1911.
R: "The Devil's Dictionary," 1881-1906.
A: The Devil's Dictionary, 1911.
N: "The Devil's Dictionary," 1881-1906.
K: "The Devil's Dictionary," 1881-1906.
   


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