A home without a cat-and a well-fed, well-petted and properly revered cat-may be a perfect home, perhaps, but how can it prove title?
More quotes by Mark Twain
Let us make a special effort to stop communicating with each other, so we can have some conversation.
Methuselah lived to be 969 years old . You boys and girls will see more in the next fifty years than Methuselah saw in his whole lifetime.
More quotes about Wisdom
The words which express our faith and piety are not definite; yet they are significant and fragrant like frankincense to superior natures.
It is wonderful to think how men of very large estates not only spend their yearly income, but are often actually in want of money. It is clear, they have not value for what they spend.
Censorship ends in logical completeness when nobody is allowed to read any books except the books that nobody reads.
When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.
The difference between average people and achieving people is their perception of and response to failure.
When you’ve told someone that you’ve left them a legacy the only decent thing to do is to die at once.
Peace by persuasion has a pleasant sound, but I think we should not be able to work it. We should have to tame the human race first, and history seems to show that that cannot be done.
The holy passion of friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.