We despise no source that can pay us a pleasing attention.
The educated Southerner has no use for an 'r', except at the beginning of a word. Mark T
There isn't a Parallel of Latitude but thinks it would have been the Equator if it had had its rights.
Morals consist of political morals, commercial morals, ecclesiastical morals, and morals.
If you've got a nice fresh corpse, fetch him out!
A half-educated physician is not valuable. He thinks he can cure everything.
Those who do not read the news are uninformed. Those who do are misinformed.
If you have nothing to say, say nothing.
In religion, India is the only millionaire... the One land that all men desire to see, and having seen once, by even a glimpse, would not give that glimpse for all the shows of all the rest of the globe combined.
Never argue with a fool, onlookers may not be able to tell the difference.
A brown spotted lady-bug climbed the dizzy height of a grass blade, and Tom bent down close to it and said, "Lady-bug, lady-bug, fly away home, your house is on fire, your children's alone," and she took wing and went off to see about it -- which did not surprise the boy, for he knew of old that thi
The future interests me - I'm going to spend the rest of my life there.
I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn't know. Mark Twai
Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.
Nothing helps scenery like bacon and eggs.
It was enough to make a body ashamed of the human race.
Who knows, he may grow up to be President someday, unless they hang him first!" Aunt Polly about Tom Sawyer
Under certain circumstances, urgent circumstances, desperate circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer.
Indecency, vulgarity, obscenity - these are strictly confined to man; he invented them. Among the higher animals there is no trace of them. They hide nothing. They are not ashamed.
Don't use a five-dollar word when a fifty-cent word will do.
I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting.
The citizen who sees his society's democratic clothes being worn out and does not cry it out, is not a patriot, but a traitor.
The primary rule of business success is loyalty to your employer. That's all right as a theory. What is the matter with loyalty to yourself?
Congress: America's only true criminal class.
Saturday morning was come, and all the summer world was bright and fresh, and brimming with life. There was a song in every heart; and if the heart was young, the music issued at the lips. There was cheer in every face and a spring in every step. The locust-trees were in bloom, and the fragrance of
Let us guess that whenever we read a sentence & like it, we unconsciously store it away in our model-chamber; & it goes, with the myriad of its fellows, to the building, brick by brick, of the eventual edifice which we call our style.
Most men die at 27, we just bury them at 72.
The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his intellectual superiority to the other creatures; but the fact that he can do wrong proves his moral inferiority to any creatures that cannot.
It is the CreatorÂ´s Grand Army, and he is the Commander-in-Chief... With these facts before you, now try to guess manÂ´s chiefest pet name for this ferocious Commander-in-Chief? I will save you the trouble but you must not laugh. It is Our Father in Heaven.
The political and commercial morals of the United States are not merely food for laughter, they are an entire banquet.