The more things are forbidden, the more popular they become.
Education: the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty.
If the world ends, I'll just head on down to Kentucky because they're always 20 years behind.
I found out that I was a Christian for revenue only and I could not bear the thought of that, it was so ignoble.
I never can think of Judas Iscariot without losing my temper. To my mind Judas Iscariot was nothing but a low, mean, premature, Congressman.
It ain't those parts of the Bible that I can't understand that bother me, it is the parts that I do understand.
Ours is a terrible religion. The fleets of the world could swim in spacious comfort in the innocent blood it has spilt.
...majority Patriotism is the customary Patriotism.
One day man by the slow processes of evolution shall develop into something really fine and high - some billions of years hence, say.
It is noble to teach oneself; it is still nobler to teach others.
Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.
It is a mystery that is hidden from me by reason that the emergency requiring the fathoming of it hath not in my life-days occurred, and so, not having no need to know this thing, I abide barren of the knowledge.
My heart goes out to anyone who is making his first appearance before an audience of human beings.
It is a good and gentle religion, but inconvenient.
It's a good thing for a dog to have fleas; keeps his mind off being a dog.
There is nothing so annoying as having two people talking when you're busy interrupting.
In writing, I shall always confine myself strictly to the truth, except when it is attended with inconvenience.
There is in life only one moment and in eternity only one. It is so brief that it is represented by the fleeting of a luminous mote through the thin ray of sunlight - and it is visible but a fraction of a second. The moments that preceded it have been lived, are forgotten and are without value; the
Enthusiasm is caught, not taught.
The radical of one century is the conservative of the next. The radical invents the views. When he has worn them out, the conservative adopt.
There are German songs which can make a stranger to the language cry.
If voting made any difference they wouldn't let us do it.
If you have nothing to say, say nothing.
A soiled baby with a neglected nose cannot be conscientiously regarded as a thing of beauty.
Christianity will doubtless still survive in the earth ten centuries hence- stuffed and in a museum.
It is a pity we can't escape from life when we are young.
Half of the results of a good intentions are evil; half the results of an evil intention are good.
I heard a Californian student in Heidelberg say, in one of his calmest moods, that he would rather decline two drinks than one German adjective.
If you want to change the future, you must change what you're doing in the present.
Scientists have odious manners, except when you prop up their theory; then you can borrow money off them.