He was such a good man that people hated to see him coming.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
Source: Adventures of Huckelberry Finn
Contributed by: Zaady
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 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.
Faith is believing what you know ain't so.
Fame is a vapor; popularity an accident; the only earthly certainty is oblivion.
Familiarity breeds contempt - and children.
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