"Litigant. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Ambrose Bierce on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Ambrose Bierce on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Ambrose Bierce on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Ambrose Bierce on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Ambrose Bierce on Dalai Lama
"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."