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The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling. Options
Daemon
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The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling.

Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)
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The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling.

Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)
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Ambrose Bierce/Quotes
Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
Corporation, n. An ingenious device for obtaining individual profit without individual responsibility.
Future. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness is assured.
Education, n. That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
Egotist, n. A person of low taste, more interested in himself than in me.
Positive, adj.: Mistaken at the top of one's voice.
Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.
Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
Faith, n. Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.
History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.
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I didn't know anything about Ambrose Bierce. After reading KSPavan's quotes by him, I know I like this guy's wittiness. Kind of like Will Rodgers humor.
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Daemon wrote:
The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling.

Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)


All the world’s a playground,
And all the men and women merely players;
You can bet on it.
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