Humor must not professedly teach and it must not professedly preach, but it must do both if it would live forever.
Quote by Mark Twain
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There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one - keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy.
I can live for two months on a good compliment.
My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities Truth isn't.
It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.
Truth is mighty and will prevail. There is nothing wrong with this, except that it ain't so.
It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.
It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
I get along with guys most of my friends are guys. It's easier to trust men sometimes. I only have a few close girlfriends that I trust.
Survival requires us to leave our prejudices at home. It's about doing whatever it takes - and ultimately those with the biggest heart will win.
What does it mean to pre-board? Do you get on before you get on?
I am just absolutely convinced that the best formula for giving us peace and preserving the American way of life is freedom, limited government, and minding our own business overseas.
As it seems to me, the poetry of the highest rank or the most real verses isn't created anywhere, except dramatic situation, or when Melpomene wins a victory over Euterpe.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments.
The fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in physics.
Success needs no explanation. Failure does not have one that matters.
Unfortunately the global warming hysteria, as I see it, is driven by politics more than by science.