Man – a creature made at the end of the week’s work when God was tired.
More quotes by Mark Twain
Any so-called material thing that you want is merely a symbol: you want it not for itself, but because it will content your spirit for the moment.
There it is: it doesn’t make any difference who we are or what we are, there’s always somebody to look down on! somebody to hold in light esteem, somebody to be indifferent about.
I don’t know of a single foreign product that enters this country untaxed, except the answer to prayer.
It isn’t safe to sit in judgment upon another person’s illusion when you are not on the inside. While you are thinking it is a dream, he may be knowing it is a planet.
More quotes about Wisdom
I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
I like to be beholden to the great metropolitan English speech, the sea which receives tributaries from every region under heaven.
You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren’t paying attention to.
Beware of the man who does not return your blow: he neither forgives you nor allows you to forgive yourself.
It is proved…that things cannot be other than they are, for since everything was made for a purpose, it follows that everything is made for the best purpose.
I only desire sincere relations with the worthiest of my acquaintance, that they may give me an opportunity once in a year to speak the truth.
Twenty to twenty-five! These are the years! Dont be content with things as they are. Dont take No for an answer. Never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes; but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you cannot hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed and won by youth. She has lived and thrived only by repeated subjugations.