I was exceedingly delighted with the waltz, and also with the polka. These differ in name, but there the difference ceases
More quotes by Mark Twain
It takes an enemy and a friend, working together, to hurt you to the heart. The one to slander you, and the other to get the news to you.
Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very;’ your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.
More quotes about Wisdom
The presence of a noble nature, generous in its wishes, ardent in its charity, changes the lights for us: we begin to see things again in their larger, quieter masses, and to believe that we too can be seen and judged in the wholeness of our character.
Method goes far to prevent trouble in business: for it makes the task easy, hinders confusion, saves abundance of time, and instructs those that have business depending, both what to do and what to hope.
He does not care for flowers. Calls them rubbish, and cannot tell one from another, and thinks it is superior to feel like that.
If a man will kick a fact out of the window, when he comes back he finds it again in the chimney corner.
The Humble, Meek, Merciful, Just, Pious and Devout Souls, are everywhere of one religion; and when Death has taken off the Mask, they will know one another, though the divers Liveries they wear here make them Strangers.
I really do not see much use in exalting the humble and meek; they do not remain humble and meek long when they are exalted.
The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.