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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 Eulogy. Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or the consideration to be dead. Quote Right
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Quote Left Think twice before you speak to a friend in need. Quote Right
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Quote Left Absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends. Quote Right
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Quote Left Dawn: When men of reason go to bed. Quote Right
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Quote Left Doubt, indulged and cherished, is in danger of becoming denial; but if honest, and bent on thorough investigation, it may soon lead to full establishment of the truth. Quote Right
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