Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
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.
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.
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