Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.
More quotes by Mark Twain
The person that had took a bull by the tail once had learnt sixty or seventy times as much as a person that hadn’t, and said a person that started in to carry a cat home by the tail was getting knowledge that was always going to be useful to him, and warn’t ever going to grow dim or doubtful. Chances are, he isn’t likely to carry the cat that way again, either. But if he wants to, I say let him!
More quotes about Life
The art of living… is neither careless drifting on the one hand nor fearful clinging to the past on the other. It consists in being sensitive to each moment, in regarding it as utterly new and unique, in having the mind open and wholly receptive.
The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found.
You are the fever that never broke, the name stuck in my throat. You are every letter of every word in every poem I ever wrote.
How many legs does a dog have, if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn’t make it a leg.