Often it does seem a pity that Noah and his party did not miss the boat.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
Contributed by: Zaady
Loyalty to petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul.
Source: Inscription beneath his bust in the Hall of Fame.
Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't.
There is nothing so annoying as to have two people talking when you're busy interrupting.
It is my belief that nearly any invented quotation, played with confidence, stands a good chance to deceive.
I'll risk forty dollars that he can outjump an frog in Calaveras county
Source: The Celebrated Jumping Frog, 1865
In studying the traits and dispositions of the so-called lower animals, and contrasting them with man's, I find the result humiliating to me.
Make it a point to do something every day that you don't want to do. This is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain.
I was gratified to be able to answer promptly. I said, "I don't know."
I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting.
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