All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
Contributed by: Zaady
It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
The rule is perfect: in all matters of opinion are adversaries, some are insane.
Source: Mark Twain Lecture on Christian Science (1899)
You can't depend on your judgment when your imagination is out of focus.
We have a criminal jury system which is superior to any in the world; and its efficiency is only marred by the difficulty of finding twelve men every day who don't know anything and can't read.
Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.
I am different from Washington; I have a higher, grander standard of principle. Washington could not lie. I can lie, but I won't.
There are times when one would like to hang the whole human race, and finish the farce.
All that I care to know is that a man is a human being - that is enough for me; he can't be any worse.
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