Ambrose Bierce

Chwast’s Quote: The Illustrated Words of Ambrose Bierce

A notable quote from Ambrose Bierce, illustrated by Seymour Chwast—number 116 in a weekly series. Submit a quote in the comments (or on Twitter or Facebook), and it will be considered for a future column. For more Seymour Chwast, check out The Last Word, his illustrated column in Print magazine, available from