Repartee is something we think of twenty-four hours too late.
More quotes by Mark Twain
I have a higher and grander standard of principle than George Washington. He could not lie; I can, but I won’t.
In religion and politics peoples beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second-hand, and without examination, from authorities who have not themselves examined the questions at issue but have taken them at second-hand from other non-examiners, whose opinions about them were not worth a brass farthing.
The law of God, as quite plainly expressed in woman’s construction, is this: There shall be no limit put upon your intercourse with the other sex sexually, at any time of life. During twenty-three days in every month (in the absence of pregnancy) from the time a woman is seven years old till she dies of old age, she is ready for action, and competent. As competent as the candlestick is to receive the candle. Competent every day, competent every night. Also, she wants that candle – yearns for it, longs for it, hankers after it, as commanded by the law of God in her heart.
Scientists have odious manners, except when you prop up their theory; then you can borrow money of them.
More quotes about Wisdom
You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination.
True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
Be yourself. Follow your instincts. Success depends, at least in part, on the ability to carry it off.
One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals.