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Mythology: the body of a primitive people's beliefs, concerning its origin, early history, heroes, deitits and so forth, as distinguished read more

Mythology: the body of a primitive people's beliefs, concerning its origin, early history, heroes, deitits and so forth, as distinguished from the true accounts which it invents later.

by Ambrose Bierce Found in: History Quotes,
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... the patriotic art of lying for one's country.

... the patriotic art of lying for one's country.

by Ambrose Bierce Found in: Diplomacy Quotes,
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One who is in a perilous emergency thinks with his legs.

One who is in a perilous emergency thinks with his legs.

by Ambrose Bierce Found in: Cowardice Quotes,
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Mad, adj.: Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.

Mad, adj.: Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.

by Ambrose Bierce Found in: Intelligence Quotes,
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Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught.

Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught.

by Ambrose Bierce Found in: Sports Quotes,
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