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Comprehensive information about Ambrose Bierce including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (born June 24, 1842; assumed to have died sometime after December 26, 1913 ) was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist, and satirist. He wrote the short story " An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge " and compiled a satirical lexicon The Devil's Dictionary. His vehemence as a critic, his motto "Nothing matters", and the sardonic view of human nature that informed his work, all earned him the nickname "Bitter Bierce". This educational Ambrose Bierce resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.

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Quote Left Optimism - the doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly. Quote Right
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Quote Left Cogito cogito ergo cogito sum Quote Right
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Quote Left The Senate is a body of old men charged with high duties and misdemeanors. Quote Right
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Quote Left An egotist is a person interested in himself than in me! Quote Right
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
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