A few fly bites cannot stop a spirited horse.
Don’t go around thinking the world owes you a living. It was here first.
Courts musn’t interfere and separate families if they could help it. Said he’d druther not take a child away from its father.
Necessity is the mother of taking chances.
Sometimes too much drink is barely enough.
Tom partly uncovered a dismal caricature of a
When the Lord finished the world, he pronounced it good. That is what I said about my first work, too. But Time, I tell you, Time takes the confidence out of these incautious opinions. It is more than likely that He thinks about the world, now, pretty much as I think about the Innocents Abroad. The fact is, there is a trifle too much water in both.
Do not fear the enemy, for your enemy can only take your life. It is far better that you fear the media, for they will steal your Honour. That awful power, the public opinion of a nation, is created in America by a horde of ignorant, self-complacent simpletons who failed at ditching and shoemaking and fetched up in journalism on their way to the poorhouse.
A man who goes around with a prophecy-gun ought never to get discouraged: if he will keep up his heart and fire at everything he sees, he is bound to hit something by and by.
On this up trip I saw a little towhead (infant island) half a mile long, which had been formed during the past nineteen years. Since there was so much time to spare that nineteen years of it could be devoted to the construction of a mere towhead, where was the use, originally, in rushing this whole globe through in six days?