A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on environment, fashion, feeling, learning, mind, prosperity, sentimentality, and thought

PHILISTINE, n. One whose mind is the creature of its environment, following the fashion in thought, feeling and sentiment. He is sometimes learned, frequently prosperous, commonly clean and always solemn.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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