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An account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.

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Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (born June 24, 1842, Horse Cave Creek, Meigs County, Ohio, USA date of death uncertain, possibly December 1913 or early 1914, presumably in Mexico) was an American satirist, critic, poet, short story writer, editor, and journalist.

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An account, mostly false, of events, mostly...

Aug 24, 2010

It's wonderful when you give source information for the quotes. It's so rare in quote collections. Thank you! I couldn't find this quote by Bierce in The Atlantic Monthly of February 1862, but I did find it in Bierce's book The Devil's Dictionary. See

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