I am different from Washington; I have a higher, grander standard of principle. Washington could not lie. I can lie, but I won't.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
Contributed by: Zaady
There are times when one would like to hang the whole human race, and finish the farce.
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.
Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
It takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.
Source: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
To be good is noble, but to teach others how to be good is nobler - and less trouble.
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