Aphorisms by author: Ambrose Bierce

Egotist. A person of low taste, more interested in himself than me.
By theme : Egoism Humor Wit
Girls and women are like red foxes - they are as weak and as crafty.
By theme : Wit Women
Fanatic is a person who obstinately and jealously defends the opinion that you do not share.
By theme : Humor Wit
Fear has no brains; it is an idiot.
By theme : Humor Reason Wit
When God makes a beautiful woman, the devil opens a new register.
By theme : Humor Wit Women
A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it.
By theme : Behavior Character Psychology
Beauty: That power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.
By theme : Beauty Humor Wit Women
Acquaintance: A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.
By theme : Wit
Cynic: A blackguard who sees things as they are, not as they should be.
By theme : Cynicism Humor Wit
When you`re arguing with a fool, make sure he isn`t doing the same thing.
By theme : Stupidity Wit
Women and foxes, being weak, are distinguished by superior tact.
By theme : Behavior Women
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