Denial ain’t just a river in Egypt.
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.
Hardly a man in the world has an opinion upon morals, politics or religion which he got otherwise than through his associations and sympathies. Broadly speaking, there are none but corn-pone opinions. And broadly speaking, Corn-Pone stands for Self-Approval. Self-approval is acquired mainly from the approval of other people. The result is Conformity.
More quotes about Wisdom
Other men are lenses through which we read our own minds. Each man seeks those of different quality from his own, and such as are good of their kind; that is, he seeks other men, and the rest.
No story is the same to us after a lapse of time; or rather we who read it are no longer the same interpreters.
What is life but the angle of vision? A man is measured by the angle at which he looks at objects. What is life but what a man is thinking of all day? This is his fate and his employer. Knowing is the measure of the man. By how much we know, so much we are.
Democracy is a form of government that substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.