When we remember that we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
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.
The cat, having sat upon a hot stove lid, will not sit upon a hot stove lid again. But he won’t sit upon a cold stove lid, either.
More quotes about Life
It’s just a matter of managing expectations. So for me, for example, you know, when your husband is President of the United States and you have children, something has got to give. I’ve made compromises in my life and my career, but I’ve also, in exchange, gained a wonderful platform to do some great work.
The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
Self-discipline is the ability to make yourself do what you should do, when you should do it, whether you feel like it or not.
You are so much more than what people have done to you, and to let that define you, would be a tragedy.
Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.