Better a broken promise than none at all.
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
If man could be crossed with the cat, it would improve man but deteriorate the cat.
We Americans... bear the ark of liberties of the world.
A round man cannot be expected to fit in a square hole right away. He must have time to modify his shape.
It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not to deserve them.
It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.
Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
Only one thing is impossible for God: To find any sense in any copyright law on the planet.
In the Spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours.
Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable.
The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.
I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.
Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper.
To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.
Part of the secret of a success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native criminal class except Congress.
When angry, count to four; when very angry, swear.
I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one.
Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often.
I can live for two months on a good compliment.
Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get.
When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet in his private heart no man much respects himself.
All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure.