Dont go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
More quotes by Mark Twain
I know all those people. I have friendly, social, and criminal relations with the whole lot of them.
A big leather-bound volume makes an ideal razor strap. A thin book is useful to stick under a table with a broken caster to steady it. A large, flat atlas can be used to cover a window with a broken pane. And a thick, old-fashioned heavy book with a clasp is the finest thing in the world to throw at a noisy cat.
More quotes about Wisdom
Censorship ends in logical completeness when nobody is allowed to read any books except the books nobody reads.
Any coward can fight a battle when he’s sure of winning, but give me the man who has pluck to fight when he’s sure of losing. That’s my way, sir; and there are many victories worse than a defeat.
You know about a person who deeply interests you more than you can be told. A look, a gesture, an act, which to everybody else is insignificant tells you more about that one than words can.
Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory there is no survival.
In all our contacts it is probably the sense of being really needed and wanted which gives us the greatest satisfaction and creates the most lasting bond.