It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.
More quotes by Mark Twain
There it is: it doesn’t make any difference who we are or what we are, there’s always somebody to look down on! somebody to hold in light esteem, somebody to be indifferent about.
Fortune knocks at every man’s door once in a life, but in a good many cases the man is in a neighboring saloon and does not hear her.
More quotes about Life
This is the only reason Greenfield Village exists-to give us a sense of unity with our people through the generations, and to convey the inspiration of American genius to our young men. As a nation we have not depended so much on rare or occasional genius as on the general resourcefulness of our people. That is our true genius, and I am hoping that Greenfield Village will serve that.
In life you have three options with any situation that is a challenge. Remove yourself from the situation, change it, or accept it.
In the end, you’re just a renter anyway. You only own these things for as long as you live. After that, who knows? If I live until I’m 80, I’ll have 30 more years of collecting. If the collection is big enough, I’ll build a museum. And if not, I’ll leave it to a museum.
You be the clouds above, I’ll be the grass below, and everything in between will be where our love will grow.
Sometimes, the only way to discover who you are or what life you should lead is to do less planning and more living…