Ambrose Bierce quote about philosophy from The Devil's Dictionary - PHILOSOPHY, n. A route of many roads leading from nowhere to nothing.
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PHILOSOPHY, n. A route of many roads leading from nowhere to nothing.
 Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary (1906). copy citation

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Author Ambrose Bierce
Source The Devil's Dictionary
Topic philosophy way
Date 1906
Language English
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Weblink http://www.gutenberg.org/files/972/972-h/972-h.htm

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“PHILISTINE, n. One whose mind is the creature of its environment, following the fashion in thought, feeling and sentiment. He is sometimes learned, frequently prosperous, commonly clean and always solemn.
PHILOSOPHY, n. A route of many roads leading from nowhere to nothing.
PHOENIX, n. The classical prototype of the modern "small hot bird."
PHONOGRAPH, n. An irritating toy that restores life to dead noises.
PHOTOGRAPH, n. A picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.” source

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