It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.
Quote by Mark Twain
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Mark Twain Quotes
Truth is the most valuable thing we have. Let us economize it.
Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain.
Why shouldn't truth be stranger than fiction? Fiction, after all, has to make sense.
When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.
Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.
What a wee little part of a person's life are his acts and his words! His real life is led in his head, and is known to none but himself.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
It is not best that we should all think alike it is a difference of opinion that makes horse races.
It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.
The hate of men will pass, and dictators die, and the power they took from the people will return to the people. And so long as men die, liberty will never perish.
If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.
There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.
If we want to talk about freedom, we must mean freedom for others as well as ourselves, and we must mean freedom for everyone inside our frontiers as well as outside.
It is a scientific fact that your body will not absorb cholesterol if you take it from another person's plate.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
I do not think that marriage is one of my talents. I've been much happier unmarried than married.
The darkness of death is like the evening twilight it makes all objects appear more lovely to the dying.
It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.
If Warren Buffett made his money from ordinary income rather than capital gains, his tax rate would be a lot higher than his secretary's. In fact a very small percentage of people in this country pay a big chunk of the taxes.