It was enough to make a body ashamed of the human race.
More quotes by Mark Twain
A good memory and a tongue tied in the middle is a combination which gives immortality to conversation.
The people of those foreign countries are very, very ignorant. They looked curiously at the costumes we had brought from the wilds of America. They observed that we talked loudly at table sometimes. They noticed that we looked out for expenses and got what we conveniently could out of a franc, and wondered where in the mischief we came from. In Paris they just simply opened their eyes and stared when we spoke to them in French! We never did succeed in making those idiots understand their own language.
More quotes about Life
Oh, everybody wears a mask. We all put our best foot forward. We all try and make a statement, I’m not saying that’s bad.
Effective negotiators have a style that those whom they are trying to influence, relate to and admire.
The more you know, the more you realise how much you don’t know — the less you know, the more you think you know.
Like all things vast and beautiful, I want to know the depths of which you exist. It has never been enough to wade in the shallows.
You know I don’t wanna come on ungrateful, but that warren report, you know as well as me, just didn’t make it. You know, like they might as well have asked some banana salesman from des moines, who was up in toronto on the big day, if he saw anyone around looking suspicious…
Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger.
There is nothing ever wrong with ability, ambition, achievement; but they can easily be wronged by being used to bad ends.