In statesmanship get the formalities right, never mind about the moralities.
More quotes by Mark Twain
A banker is a fellow who lends his umbrella when the sun is shining and wants it back the minute it begins to rain.
Warm summer sun, shine kindly here. Warm southern wind, blow softly here. Green sod above, lie light, lie light. Good night, dear Heart, Good night, good night.
Let us make a special effort to stop communicating with each other, so we can have some conversation.
More quotes about Wisdom
It is not what we eat but what we digest that makes us strong; not what we gain but what we save that makes us rich; not what we read but what we remember that makes us learned; and not what we profess but what we practice that gives us integrity.
Its proper use is to amuse the idle, and relax the studious, and dilute the full meals of those who cannot use exercise, and will not use abstinence.
It is not best that we should all think alike; it is a difference of opinion that makes horse races.
It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time.
All those moments are alive in us today. We may not visit them anymore, very often, but we carry them in our DNA, our blood, our bones; informing the breadth and beauty of who we now are; our lesson to be lived.