Laws control the lesser man… Right conduct controls the greater one.
More quotes by Mark Twain
No God and no religion can survive ridicule. No political church, no nobility, no royalty or other fraud, can face ridicule in a fair field, and live.
War talk by men who have been in a war is always interesting; whereas moon talk by a poet who has not been in the moon is likely to be dull.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
More quotes about Wisdom
Drive a nail home and clinch it so faithfully that you can wake up in the night and think of your work with satisfaction,a work at which you would not be ashamed to invoke the Muse.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
He who has made it a practice to lie and deceive his father, will be the most daring in deceiving others.
Depend upon it that if a man talks of his misfortunes there is something in them that is not disagreeable to him; for where there is nothing but pure misery there never is any recourse to the mention of it.
A joke, even if it be a lame one, is nowhere so keenly relished or quickly applauded as in a murder trial.