Ambrose Bierce Quotes (913 quotes)
Works of Ambrose Bierce (2008 edition), MobileReference - ISBN: 9781605017990
The Devil's Dictionary (1911)
The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary (2001 edition), University of Georgia Press - ISBN: 9780820326344
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAmbrose Bierce
Born: June 24, 1842
Died: December 26, 1913 (aged 71)
Bio: Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist, and satirist. Today, he is probably best known for his short story An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge and his satirical lexicon The Devil's Dictionary.
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“There is no slavery but ignorance. Liberty is the child of intelligence. The history of man is simply the history of slavery, of injustice and brutality, together with the means by which he has, through the dead and desolate years, slowly and painfully advanced.”