A person that started in to carry a cat home by the tail was getting knowledge that was always going to be useful to him, and warn’t ever going to grow dim or doubtful.
More quotes by Mark Twain
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. (The conviction of the rich that the poor are happier is no more foolish than the conviction of the poor that the rich are.)
It is at our mother’s knee that we acquire our noblest and truest and highest ideals, but there is seldom any money in them.
More quotes about Life
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strength. When you go through hardship and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
Nature has no mercy at all. Nature says, I’m going to snow. If you have on a bikini and no snowshoes, that’s tough. I am going to snow anyway.
If it were true that men could achieve their good by means of turning some men into sacrificial animals, and … if I were asked to serve the interests of society apart from, above and against my own I would refuse….I would fight in the full confidence of the justice of my battle and of a living being’s right to exist.
Everything human is pathetic. The secret source of humor itself is not joy but sorrow. There is no humor in heaven.