Happy Friday! It is hard to believe that August is here and back-to-school is just around the corner. This week, let’s dust off some memorable lines from one of America’s most notable writers, Mark Twain.
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it’s a sure sign you’re getting old.
I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.
Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.
The man who doesn’t read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read them.
Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work.
It’s no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.
Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often.
All generalizations are false, including this one.
Thought for the Week
If the world comes to an end, I want to be in Cincinnati. Everything comes there ten years later.~ often attributed to Mark Twain