There is nothing more frustrating than a good example.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
Contributed by: Zaady
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
Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
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.
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