Why shouldn’t truth be stranger than fiction? Fiction, after all, has to make sense.
More quotes by Mark Twain
No God and no religion can survive ridicule. No political church, no nobility, no royalty or other fraud, can face ridicule in a fair field, and live.
What do we call love, hate, charity, revenge, humanity, forgiveness? Different results of the master impulse, the necessity of securing one’s self-approval.
More quotes about Truth
Truth, Sir, is a cow which will yield such people no more milk, and so they are gone to milk the bull.
Most writers regard the truth as their most valuable possession, and therefore are economical in its use.
The honest truth is that every day was new, every day was a challenge, every day was starting from a fresh place, and as time went on, over the course of about two years, things became better and better. But I dont think that there was for me anything like, Ah, this is taking too long, because long didnt exist. So I see it as a blessing. I have to laugh. I mean theres no other way to look at it.
It is a pleasure to stand upon the shore, and to see ships tost upon the sea: a pleasure to stand in the window of a castle, and to see a battle and the adventures thereof below: but no pleasure is comparable to standing upon the vantage ground of truth… and to see the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tempests, in the vale below.