Necessity is the mother of taking chances.
Supposing is good, but finding out is better.
Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.
Nothing helps scenery like ham and eggs. ~ ROUGHING IT
Man is the only animal that blushes. Or needs to.
Love seems the swiftest, but it is the slowest of all growths. No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century.
It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.
It is higher and nobler to be kind.~ AUTOBIOGRAPHY
In my nostrils still lives the breath of flowers that perished twenty years ago.
It is discouraging to try and penetrate a mind like yours. You ought to get it out and dance on it. That would take some of the rigidity out of it.
Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits. ~ PUDD'NHEAD WILSON
It is easier to stay out than get out. ~ FOLLOWING THE EQUATOR
Most people are bothered by those passages in Scripture which they cannot understand; but as for me, I always noticed that the passages in Scripture which trouble me most are those which I do understand.
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