It takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
Source: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Contributed by: Zaady
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
There are several good protections against temptations, but the surest is cowardice.
Source: Following the Equator, 1897
Whatever a man's age, he can reduce it several years by putting a bright-colored flower in his buttonhole.
The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.
The trouble isn't that there are too many fools, but that the lightning isn't distributed right.
"Fortune knocks at every man's door once in a life," but in a good many cases the man is in a neighboring saloon and does not hear her.
Statistics show that we lose more fools on this day than on all other days of the year put together. This proves, by the numbers left in stock, that one Fourth of July per year is now inadequate, the country has grown so.
It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.
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