Write without pay until somebody offers to pay you. If nobody offers within three years, sawing wood is what you were intended for.
More quotes by Mark Twain
It is at our mother’s knee that we acquire our noblest and truest and highest ideals, but there is seldom any money in them.
Methuselah lived to be 969 years old . You boys and girls will see more in the next fifty years than Methuselah saw in his whole lifetime.
More quotes about Wisdom
If you want the moon, do not hide from the night. If you want a rose, do not hide from the thorns. If you want love, do not hide from yourself.
Wine makes a man better pleased with himself. I do not say that it makes him more pleasing to others… This is one of the disadvantages of wine, it makes a man mistake words for thoughts.
Light is the first of painters. There is no object so foul that intense light will not make it beautiful.
We must train hard. It’s not about denying a weakness may exist but about denying its right to persist.
I encourage you to live with life. Be courageous, adventurous. Give us a tomorrow, more than we deserve.
When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet deep down in his private heart no man much respects himself.
It is only through labour and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage; that we move on to better things.