"Land: A part of the earth's surface, considered as property. The theory that land is property subject to private ownership and control is the foundation of modern society, and is eminently worthy of the superstructure."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Ambrose Bierce on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Ambrose Bierce on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Ambrose Bierce on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Ambrose Bierce on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Ambrose Bierce on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."