My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.
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Mark Twain Quotes
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling.
When people do not respect us we are sharply offended yet in his private heart no man much respects himself.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
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.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities Truth isn't.
A round man cannot be expected to fit in a square hole right away. He must have time to modify his shape.
There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one - keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
Don't let schooling interfere with your education.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
A positive attitude is not going to save you. What it's going to do is, everyday, between now and the day you die, whether that's a short time from now or a long time from now, that every day, you're going to actually live.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.
Your secret labour is always your open flavour.
I was an OK boxer, I wasn't great, I was OK, but I loved the discipline of getting together every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, usually Saturday afternoons too, with a whole bunch of mates and training, very, very hard for about two-and-half hours.
For sure, the 'Obamania' that's fast taking hold reflects an incredible thirst for change in global politics and, dare I say, a wave of optimism that things can be different.
Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
A man existence is punishment enough, he can feel lonely, sad and mad sometimes but what makes one a real man is what he stands to be now for the future.
Great hopes make great men.