Grief can take care of itself; but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
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 Christian’s Bible is a drug store. Its contents remain the same, but the medical practice changes.
Thou shalt not commit adultry is a command which makes no distinction between the following persons. They are all required to obey it: children at birth. Children in the cradle. School children. Youths and maidens. Fresh adults. Older ones. Men and women of 40. Of 50. Of 60. Of 70. Of 80. Of 100. The command does not distribute its burden equally, and cannot. It is not hard upon the three sets of children.
It ain’t those parts of the Bible that I can’t understand that bother me, it is the parts that I do understand.
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Of course, money will do after its kind, and will steadily work to unspiritualize and unchurch the people to whom it was bequeathed.
I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.
The power which resides in man is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is which he can do, nor does he know until he has tried.
When the romance is gone, if it’s always you left searching for it, maybe it’s time to stop looking, and start searching for someone new, and start a new romantic journey.
Nature makes us poor only when we want necessaries, but custom gives the name of poverty to the want of superfluities.