Ambition. An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by fri Ambrose Bierce Quotes
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Ambition. An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by friends when dead.

Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (June 24, 1842 – circa 1914) was an American Civil War soldier, wit, and writer. Bierce is best known for his "howlingly funny" book The Devil's Dictionary, which was named as one of "The 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature" by the American Revolution Bicentennial Administration.

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The best thing to do with the best things in life is to give them up.
History is an account mostly false of events mostly unimportant which are brought about by rulers m
The covers of this book are too far apart.
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