Truth is neither alive nor dead; it just aggravates itself all the time.
More quotes by Mark Twain
The newspaper that obstructs the law on a trivial pretext, for money’s sake, is a dangerous enemy to the public weal.That awful power, the public opinion of a nation, is created in America by a horde of ignorant, self-complacent simpletons who failed at ditching and shoemaking and fetched up in journalism on their way to the poorhouse.
We have not all had the good fortune to be ladies. We have not all been generals, or poets, or statesmen; but when the toast works down to the babies, we stand on common ground.
A myriad of men are born; they labor and sweat and struggle; …they squabble and scold and fight; they scramble for little mean advantages over each other; age creeps upon them; infirmities follow; …those they love are taken from them, and the joy of life is turned to aching grief. It comes at last-the only unpoisoned gift earth ever had for them-and they vanish from a world where they were of no consequence, …a world which will lament them a day and forget them forever.
More quotes about Wisdom
Stop listening to the bombastic loudmouths on the radio and television and the Internet. To hell with them. They don’t want anything done for the public good. Our incapacity is their livelihood
The fickleness of the women I love is only equaled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me.
All the arguments which are brought to represent poverty as no evil show it evidently to be a great evil.
The early Christian rules of life were not made to last, because the early Christians did not believe that the world itself was going to last.
The words which express our faith and piety are not definite; yet they are significant and fragrant like frankincense to superior natures.