Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.
More quotes by Mark Twain
October. This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks in. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August, and February.
What, then, is the true Gospel of consistency? Change. Who is the really consistent man? The man who changes. Since change is the law of his being, he cannot be consistent if he stick in a rut.
There are only two forces that can carry light to all the corners of the globe… the sun in the heavens and the Associated Press down here.
More quotes about Wisdom
Men are apt to mistake the strength of their feeling for the strength of their argument. The heated mind resents the chill touch and relentless scrutiny of logic.
A toddling little girl is a center of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar people understand each other.
We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it – and stop there; lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove-lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again – and that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore.
Nothing that grieves us can be called little: by the eternal laws of proportion a child’s loss of a doll and a king’s loss of a crown are events of the same size.
Don’t be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Although personally I am quite content with existing explosives, I feel we must not stand in the path of improvement.