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Love and Hate

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tiny.ag/opp6altk  ·   Fair (680 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The Devil's Dictionary (paperback)

Happiness: An agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.

Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, in Love and Hate and Success and Failure

tiny.ag/snlzrsu1  ·   Fair (741 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The Devil's Dictionary (paperback)

Hatred: A sentiment appropriate to the occasion of another's superiority.

Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, in Love and Hate and Success and Failure

tiny.ag/3b0kjrvh  ·   Fair (210 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Helpmate: A wife, or bitter half.

Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/rfa7bnoi  ·   Fair (382 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Incompatibility: In matrimony a similarity of tastes, particularly the taste for domination.

Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/tckzdvry  ·   Fair (741 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The Devil's Dictionary (paperback)

Love: A temporary insanity cureable either by marriage or by removal of the influences under which he incurred the disorder. It is sometimes fatal, but more frequently to the physician than the patient.

Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/mglnajv0  ·   Fair (1274 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It is impossible to love and be wise.

Francis Bacon, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/xheulgiy  ·   Fair (177 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork.

Pearl Bailey, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/frj2g3hu  ·   Fair (581 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures (paperback)

Reject hatred without hating.

Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/ordtalmq  ·   Fair (242 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

What the public wants is the image of passion, not passion itself.

Roland Barthes, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/voscxn53  ·   Fair (218 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

When falling in love, some lose their head, others lose their heart.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/npbuejcs  ·   Fair (246 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

True friendship is seen through the heart, not through the eyes.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/wnvuqdit  ·   Fair (186 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There is no difference between a wise man and a fool when they fall in love.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/mz7zqsiw  ·   Fair (199 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There are two sides to every divorce: yours and the shithead's.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/nbrpkw6o  ·   Fair (226 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The surest sign that a man is in love is when he divorces his wife.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/5fmenyag  ·   Fair (224 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The gods gave man fire and he invented fire engines. They gave him love and he invented marriage.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/jembkuph  ·   Fair (475 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The most important thing a father can do for his children is love their mother.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/wt4musvj  ·   Fair (652 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Megan

Saying you love someone when you don't love yourself is like a naked person offering you a shirt.

Maya Angelou, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/xok5uj1y  ·   Fair (236 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

She's the kind of woman you could fall madly in bed with.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/lem4yqnc  ·   Fair (226 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

One does not make friends, one recognizes them.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/id0fuogm  ·   Fair (186 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Love your neighbors, but don't pull down the fence.

Unknown, (Chinese proverb), in Love and Hate