Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. (The conviction of the rich that the poor are happier is no more foolish than the conviction of the poor that the rich are.)
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
Contributed by: Zaady
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.
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.
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
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