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Abstainer, n. A weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure. A total abstainer is one who abstains from everything but abstention, and especially from inactivity in the affairs of others.  - Ambrose Bierce
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Born: June 24, 1842

Died: December 26, 1913 (aged 71)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Journalist

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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