Some people get an eduction without going to college; the rest get it after they get out.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
Contributed by: Zaady
Behold the fool saith "Put not all thine eggs in the one basket"- which is but a manner of saying, "Scatter your money and your attention"; but the wise man saith, "Put all your eggs in the one basket and - watch that basket!"
Eloquence is the essential thing in a speech, not information.
Any emotion, if it is sincere, is involuntary.
Good judgment comes from experience. And where does experience come from? Experience comes from bad judgment.
I am not one of those who in expressing opinions confine themselves to facts.
Get your facts first, and then you can distort 'em as much as you please.
I can live for two months on a good compliment.
It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress.
Source: Following the Equator, 1897
It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.
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