Don’t tell fish stories where the people know you; but particularly, don’t tell them where they know the fish.
More quotes by Mark Twain
The trouble with you Chicago people is that you think you are the best people down here, whereas you are merely the most numerous.
The true charm of pedestrianism does not lie in the walking, or in the scenery, but in the talking. The walking is good to time the movement of the tongue by, and to keep the blood and the brain stirred up and active; the scenery and the woodsy smells are good to bear in upon a man an unconscious and unobtrusive charm and solace to eye and soul and sense; but the supreme pleasure comes from the talk.
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.
More quotes about Animals
By what right has the dog come to be regarded as a noble animal? The more brutal and cruel and unjust you are to him the more your fawning and adoring slave he becomes; whereas, if you shamefully misuse a cat once she will always maintain a dignified reserve toward you afterward-you will never get her full confidence again.
Just because an animal is large, it doesn’t mean he doesn’t want kindness; however big Tigger seems to be, remember that he wants as much kindness as Roo.