13 December 2005

I (Heart) Ambrose Bierce!

Scriptures, n. The sacred books of our holy religion, as distinguished from the false and profane writings on which all other faiths are based.

Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary
US author & satirist (1842 - 1914)


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7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Brilliant.
Rahul

Ally said...

Quite.

Le laquet said...

chortle ~ very funny!

bulb said...

Got the book! :-D

Cheryl said...

Suddenly very, very, VERY jealous of Bulb!

fineartist said...

What a hoot.

ella m. said...

You might like this blog, which offers up both bierce's orginal definitions and modern cynical spins.....I discoved it by accident one day and it's quite good
http://bitterbierce.blogspot.com/