TWAIN, Mark Quotes
(1835-1910), pseudonym of Samuel L. Clemens, American humorist
There are two times in a man's life when he should not speculate; when he can't afford it and when he can.
The miracle, or the power, that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application, and perseverance under the promptings of a brave, determined spirit.
Each person is born to one possession which outvalues all the others—his last breath.
"Fortune knocks at every man's door once in a life," but in a good many cases the man is in a neighboring saloon and does not hear her.
Get your facts first, and then you can distort 'em as you please.
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.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.