Better a broken promise than none at all.
More quotes by Mark Twain
What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin
The way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.
More quotes about Wisdom
Nothing is more important than reconnecting with your bliss. Nothing is as rich. Nothing is more real.
It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant, perhaps, the one is as painful as the other.
I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a Mind.
Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life so. Aim above morality. Be not simply good;be good for something.All fables, indeed, have their morals; but the innocent enjoy the story. Let nothing come between you and the light. Respect men and brothers only. When you travel to the Celestial City, carry no letter of introduction. When you knock, ask to see God,
The mark of the man of the world is absence of pretension. He does not make a speech; he takes a low business-tone, avoids all brag, is nobody, dresses plainly, promises not at all, performs much, speaks in monosyllables, hugs his fact. He calls his employment by its lowest name, and so takes from evil tongues their sharpest weapon. His conversation clings to the weather and the news, yet he allows himself to be surprised into thought, and the unlocking of his learning and philosophy.
When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?