They have nothing but iced tea, is that okay?

カテゴリ: マーク・トウェイン

He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it — namely, that in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to obtain.

Work consists of whatever a body is OBLIGED to do, and...Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.

Persons attempting to find a motive in this narrative will be prosecuted;
persons attempting to find a moral in it will be banished;
persons attempting to find a plot in it will be shot.

What gets us into trouble is not what we don't know. It's what we know for sure that just ain't so.

Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.

Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run.

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure.

If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.

Always do right. This will gratify some people, and astonish the rest.

Was the World Made for Man?

Virtue never has been as respectable as money.

Truth is stranger than fiction — to some people, but I am measurably familiar with it.

None but the dead have free speech.

I am a far better magician than Merlin. Tell King Arthur that if anything happens to me, I will blot out the sun and smother the whole world in darkness.

Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.