The way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.
More quotes by Mark Twain
We need not worry so much about what man descends from; it’s what he descends to that shames the human race.
The newspaper that obstructs the law on a trivial pretext, for money’s sake, is a dangerous enemy to the public weal.That awful power, the public opinion of a nation, is created in America by a horde of ignorant, self-complacent simpletons who failed at ditching and shoemaking and fetched up in journalism on their way to the poorhouse.
More quotes about Wisdom
I at least have so much to do in unraveling certain human lots, and seeing how they were woven and interwoven, that all the light I can command must be concentrated on this particular web, and not dispersed over that tempting range of relevancies called the universe.
We know there is intention and purpose in the universe, because there is intention and purpose in us.
He who is taught to live upon little owes more to his father’s wisdom than he who has a great deal left to him owes to his father’s care.
Rare virtues are like rare plants or animals, things that have not been able to hold their own in the world. A virtue to be serviceable must, like gold, be alloyed with some commoner but more durable metal.
Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets, on grounds other than personal liking.
Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others their principles for the sake of their party.