Education consists mainly in what we have unlearned.
Weather is a literary specialty, and no untrained hand can turn out a good article on it.
God created war so that Americans would learn geography.
Conservatism is the blind and fear-filled worship of dead radicals.
When angry, count to four; when very angry, swear.
It is better to deserve honours and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.
There is no end to the laws, and no beginning to the execution of them.
Truth is more of a stranger than fiction.
A nation is only an individual multiplied.
Most writers regard the truth as their most valuable possession, and therefore are economical in its use.
Few sinners are saved after the first twenty minutes of a sermon.
Man - a creature made at the end of the week's work when God was tired.
Civilization is a limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessaries.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Everytime I read 'Pride and Prejudice' I want to dig her up and beat her over the skull with her own shin-bone.
I must have a prodigious amount of mind; it takes me as much as a week, sometimes, to make it up!
I must have a prodigious quantity of mind it takes me as much as a week, sometimes, to make it up.
Often, the surest way to convey misinformation is to tell the strict truth.
Obscurity and competence - that is the life that is best worth living
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.