"Death is not the end. There remains the litigation over the estate."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Ambrose Bierce on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Ambrose Bierce on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Ambrose Bierce on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Ambrose Bierce on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Ambrose Bierce on Helen Keller
"Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth - two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age."
"Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age."
"Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret."
"Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to the critic."
"Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art."