All generalizations are false, including this one.
More quotes by Mark Twain
I can teach anybody how to get what they want out of life. The problem is that I can’t find anybody who can tell me what they want.
Ignorant people think it is the noise which fighting cats make that is so aggravating, but it ain’t so; it is the sickening grammar that they use.
More quotes about Wisdom
Every one is a genius, more or less. No one is so physically sound that no part of him will be even a little unsound, and no one is so diseased but that some part of him will be healthy — so no man is so mentally and morally sound, but that he will be in part both mad and wicked; and no man is so mad and wicked but he will be sensible and honourable in part. In like manner there is no genius who is not also a fool, and no fool who is not also a genius.
Disappointment, when it involves neither shame nor loss, is as good as success; for it supplies as many images to the mind, and as many topics to the tongue.
I look up at the universe and ask, What are you trying to teach me here?’ I know I won’t hear a reply, but asking the question, makes me begin looking for the answer.
We must have infinite faith in each other. If we have not, we must never let it leak out that we have not.
All the arguments which are brought to represent poverty as no evil show it evidently to be a great evil.
What is Man? Man is a noisome bacillus whom Our Heavenly Father created because he was disappointed in the monkey.
Although personally I am quite content with existing explosives, I feel we must not stand in the path of improvement.
I have always considered it as treason against the great republic of human nature, to make any man’s virtues the means of deceiving him.