"What this country needs what every country needs occasionally is a good hard bloody war to revive the vice of patriotism on which its existence as a nation depends."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Ambrose Bierce on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Ambrose Bierce on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Ambrose Bierce on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Ambrose Bierce on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Ambrose Bierce on Abraham Lincoln
"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."