friendship

A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on friendship, future, happiness, and time

FUTURE, n. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true, and our happiness is assured.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on friendship and weather

FRIENDSHIP, n. A ship big enough to carry two in fair weather, but only one in foul.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on friendship

EXPOSTULATION, n. One of the many methods by which fools prefer to lose their friends.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on friendship

BEGGAR, n. One who has relied on the assistance of his friends.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on adversity, friendship, and privilege

BACK, n. That part of your friend which it is your privilege to contemplate in your adversity

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on ambition, death, desires, enemies, friendship, and life

AMBITION, n. An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by friends when dead.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on friendship, inspiration, and sentimentality

ANTIPATHY, n. The sentiment inspired by one's friend's friend.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on friendship and needs

Think twice before you speak to a friend in need.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on acquaintance, fame, and friendship

Acquaintance: a degree of friendship called slight when its object is poor or obscure, and intimate when he is rich or famous.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Alphonse Karr on death and friendship

If we are to abolish the death penalty, I should like to see the first step taken by our friends the murderers.

Alphonse Karr (1808 - 1890)

Source: Lés Guêpes, Jan 1849

Contributed by: Zaady

Syndicate content