"To apologize is to lay the foundation for a future offense."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Ambrose Bierce on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Ambrose Bierce on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Ambrose Bierce on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Ambrose Bierce on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Ambrose Bierce on William Shakespeare
"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."