My books are water; those of the great geniuses is wine. Everybody drinks water.
More quotes by Mark Twain
We have not the reverent feeling for the rainbow that a savage has, because we know how it is made. We have lost as much as we gained by prying into that matter.
More quotes about Wisdom
Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
One thing life has taught me: if you are interested, you never have to look for new interests. They come to you. When you are genuinely interested in one thing, it will always lead to something else.
There are few virtues that the Poles do not possess and there are few errors they have ever avoided.
Suspicions that the mind, of itself, gathers, are but buzzes; but suspicions that are artificially nourished and put into men’s heads by the tales and whisperings of others, have stings.
Do not assume anything. Clear your mind must be if you are to discover the real villains behind this plot.