Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear. So many look to eradicate fear from their lives, when that is an impossible task. You can certainly experience moments in absence of fear, however accept that fear will be with you whenever you are in the process of living creativ
Laughter is the greatest weapon we have and we, as humans, use it the least.
My heart goes out to anyone who is making his first appearance before an audience of human beings.
Man - a creature made at the end of the week's work when God was tired.
A crowded police docket is the surest of all signs that trade is brisk and money plenty.
Of the delights of this world, man cares most for sexual intercourse, yet he has left it out of his heaven.
In 'Huckleberry Finn,' I have drawn Tom Blankenship exactly as he was. He was ignorant, unwashed, insufficiently fed; but he had as good a heart as ever any boy had.
It is a good thing to write for the amusement of the public, but it is a far higher and nobler thing to write for their instruction, their profit, their actual and tangible benefit.
It's lovely to live on a raft. We had the sky up there, all speckled with stars, and we used to lay on our backs and look up at them, and discuss about whether they was made or only just happened.
The average American's simplest and commonest form of breakfast consists of coffee and beefsteak.
It's a good thing for a dog to have fleas; keeps his mind off being a dog.
All generalizations are false, including this one. Mark Twai
What is Man? Man is a noisome bacillus whom Our Heavenly Father created because he was disappointed in the monkey.
Good wine needs no bush; a jug is the thing.
Writing is the easiest thing in the world.... Just try it sometime. I sit up with a pipe in my mouth and a board on my knees and I scribble away.
I will now claim - until dispossesed - that I was the first person in the world to apply the typewriter to literature. ... The early machine was full of caprices, full of defects- devilish ones. It had as many immoralities as the machine of today has virtues. After a year or two I found that it was
We Americans... bear the ark of liberties of the world. Mark Twai
The gods offer no rewards for intellect. There was never one yet that showed any interest in it...
Denial ain't just a river in Egypt.
Name the greatest of all inventors. Accident. Mark Twai
Only one thing is impossible for God: To find any sense in any copyright law on the planet.
The two most important days if your life are the day you are born...and the day you find out why having multiple screens for your computer is so awesome because now reports and grants are like a billion times easier!
Courage is not the lack of fear. It is acting in spite of it.
Consider the average intelligence of the common man, then realize 50% are even stupider.
A powerful agent is the right word. Whenever we come upon one of those intensely right words in a book or newspaper the resulting effect is physical as well as spiritual, and electrically prompt....
Whenever the human race assembles to a number exceeding four, it cannot stand free speech.
A soiled baby with a neglected nose cannot be conscientiously regarded as a thing of beauty.
Golden rule: Made of hard metal so it could stand severe wear, it not being known at that time that butter would answer.
Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society. You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. As in the words of Wayne Dyer, when you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. Sometimes to know with certainty that a particula
Manifestly, dying is nothing to a really great and brave man.