Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
More quotes by Mark Twain
It is a time when one’s spirit is subdued and sad, one knows not why; when the past seems a storm-swept desolation, life a vanity and a burden, and the future but a way to death.
Of the delights of this world, man cares most for sexual intercourse. He will go to any length for it-risk fortune, character, reputation, life itself.
More quotes about Wisdom
Money and time are the heaviest burdens of life, and the unhappiest of all mortals are those who have more of either than they know how to use.
If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.
However intense my experience, I am conscious of the presence and criticism of a part of me, which, as it were, is not a part of me, but a spectator, sharing no experience, but taking note of it, and that is no more I than it is you. When the play, it may be the tragedy, of life is over, the spectator goes his way. It was a kind of fiction, a work of the imagination only, so far as he was concerned.
Put on the lights there, now. Before we go any further here, has it ever occurred to any of you that all this is simply one grand misunderstanding? Since you’re not here to learn anything, but to be taught so you can pass these tests, knowledge has to be organized so it can be taught, and it has to be reduced to information so it can be organized do you follow that? In other words this leads you to assume that organization is an inherent property of knowledge itself, and that disorder and chaos are simply irrelevant forces that threaten it from outside. In fact it’s exactly the opposite. Order is simply a thin, perilous condition we try to impose on the basic reality of chaos…
The three most important things a man has are, briefly, his private parts, his money, and his religious opinions.
You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man’s form of genius in you, and to suffer the slavery of being a girl.
Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.