women

A Quote by Amelia Jenks Bloomer on beginning, good, power, slavery, time, and women

The same Power that brought the slave out of bondage will, in His own good time and way, bring about the emancipation of women, and make her the equal in power and dominion that she was in the beginning.

Amelia Bloomer (1818 - 1894)

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on women

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Woman would be more charming if one could fall into her arms without falling into her hands.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on earth, genius, god, manners, masculinity, originality, and women

Women of genius commonly have masculine faces, figures and manners. In transplanting brains to an alien soil God leaves a little of the original earth clinging to the roots.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on day, reflection, and women

You are not permitted to kill a woman who has wronged you, but nothing forbids you to reflect that she is growing older every minute. You are avenged 1440 times each day.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on devil, ugliness, and women

WITCH, n. (1) Any ugly and repulsive old woman, in a wicked league with the devil. (2) A beautiful and attractive young woman, in wickedness a league beyond the devil.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on animals, life, and women

WOMAN, n. An animal usually living in the vicinity of Man, and having a rudimentary susceptibility to domestication.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on certainty, service, tyranny, and women

WEAKNESSES, n.pl. Certain primal powers of Tyrant Woman wherewith she holds dominion over the male of her species, binding him to the service of her will and paralyzing his rebellious energies.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on certainty, gifts, humility, ugliness, virtue, and women

UGLINESS, n. A gift of the gods to certain women, entailing virtue without humility.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on change, environment, kindness, and women

SEINE, n. A kind of net for effecting an involuntary change of environment. For fish it is made strong and coarse, but women are more easily taken with a singularly delicate fabric weighted with small, cut stones.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on women

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QUEEN, n. A woman by whom the realm is ruled when there is a king, and through whom it is ruled when there is not.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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