You can't depend on your judgment when your imagination is out of focus.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
He was such a good man that people hated to see him coming.
Source: Adventures of Huckelberry Finn
It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you to the heart: the one to slander you and the other to get the news to you.
Source: Pudd’nhead Wilson’s New Calendar
Habit is habit, and not to be flung out the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time.
The proper office of a friend is to side with you when you are wrong. Nearly anybody will side with you when you are right.
The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.
Every generalization is dangerous, especially this one.
Next to possessing genius one's self is the power of appreciating it in others.
There is nothing more frustrating than a good example.
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