women

A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on confession, conscience, motives, and women

POCKET, n. The cradle of motive and the grave of conscience. In woman this organ is lacking; so she acts without motive, and her conscience, denied burial, remains ever alive, confessing the sins of others.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on heart, soul, and women

MOUTH, n. In man, the gateway to the soul; in woman, the outlet of the heart.

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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MISS, n. The title with which we brand unmarried women to indicate that they are in the market. Let us be consistent and [also] give one to the unmarried man. I venture to suggest Mush, abbreviated to Mh.

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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LIMB, n. The branch of a tree or the leg of an American woman.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on guilt and women

INDISCRETION, n. The guilt of woman.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on honesty, liberty, and women

EXCEPTION, n. A thing which takes the liberty to differ from other things of its class, as an honest man, a truthful woman, etc.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on curiosity, desires, masculinity, mind, quality, soul, and women

CURIOSITY, n. An objectionable quality of the female mind. The desire to know whether or not a woman is cursed with curiosity is one of the most active and insatiable passions of the masculine soul.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on idleness, leisure, meditation, retirement, vices, wishes, and women

CONVENT, n. A place of retirement for woman who wish for leisure to meditate upon the vice of idleness.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on acting, children, horses, men, and women

CIRCUS, n. A place where horses, ponies and elephants are permitted to see men, women and children acting the fool.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on beauty, charm, husbands, power, and women

BEAUTY, n. That power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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