Martyrdom covers a multitude of sins.
It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.
The most difficult We do not deal in facts when we are contemplating ourselves.
We are all alike, on the inside.
The man who is ostentatious of his modesty is twin to the statue that wears a fig-leaf.
Morals are an acquirement -- like music, like a foreign language, like piety, poker, paralysis -- no man is born with them.
An Englishman does things because they have been done before; an American does things because they haven't been done before.-
Of all the animals, man is the only one that is cruel. He is the only one that inflicts pain for the pleasure of doing it
All say, How hard it is that we have to die -- a strange complaint to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
There are two times in a man's life when he should not speculate: when he can't afford it, and when he can.
There was things which he stretched, but mainly he told the truth.
My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine -- everybody drinks water.
Be careless in your dress if you must, but keep a tidy soul.
If He Tom Sawyer had been a great and wise philosopher, like the writer of this book, he would now have comprehended that Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do and Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.