The secret source of humor is not joy but sorrow; there is no humor in Heaven.
More quotes by Mark Twain
Most people are bothered by those passages of Scripture they do not understand, but the passages that bother me are those I do understand.
The way it is now, the asylums can hold the sane people but if we tried to shut up the insane we would run out of building materials.
More quotes about Wisdom
Leisure may be defined as free activity, labor as compulsory activity. Leisure does what it likes, labor does what it must, the compulsion being that of Nature, which in these latitudes leaves men no choice between labor and starvation.
There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man is really so; but he that thinks himself the wisest is generally the greatest fool.
Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.
When I look back on all the worries I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which never happened.