Don't let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth - don't let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency.

Ambrose Bierce
Coward: One who, in a perilous emergency, thinks with his legs.

Ambrose Bierce
Egotist: A person of low taste, more interested in himself than in me.

Ambrose Bierce
Optimism - the doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly.

Ambrose Bierce
Optimist: A proponent of the doctrine that black is white.

Ambrose Bierce
To be comic is merely to be playful, but wit is a serious matter. To laugh at it is to confess that you do not understand.

Amelia Barr
Mediocrity is always in a rush; but whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing with consideration. For genius is nothing more nor less than doing well what anyone can do badly. 

Amelia Barr Quote - Move not in your anger; it is like putting to sea in a tempest. -
Amelia Barr
Move not in your anger; it is like putting to sea in a tempest.

Barbara de Angelis
To really understand the nature of a woman, you have to understand the nature of her relationship with time. learning how a woman experiences time, thinks about time, and makes decisions about time will teach you the secrets of her mind and heart.

It is in the nature of things that joy arises in a person free from remorse