Said Aristotle unto Plato, 'Have another sweet potato?' Said Plato unto Aristotle, 'Thank you, I prefer the bottle.'
When a man ain't got no ideas of his own, he'd ought to be kind o' careful who he borrows 'em from.
When you can't have what you choose, you just choose what you have.
It was neither preaching nor praying that made a better man of me, but one or two people who believed in me better than I deserved, and I hated to disappoint them.
It may be that them whose pleasure brings you into this world owes you a living, but it don't mean the world is responsible.
But no earthly foot can step between a man and his destiny.
I reckon some parsons have a right to tell yu' to be good. The bishop of this hyeh Territory has a right. But I'll tell yu' this: a middlin' doctor is a pore thing, and a middlin' lawyer is a pore thing; but keep me from a middlin' man of God.
I thought there should in truth be heavy damages for malpractice on human souls.
An aristocrat in morals as in mind.
In the United States 'First' and 'Second' class can't be painted on railroad cars, for all passengers, being Americans, are equal and it would be 'unAmerican.' But paint 'Pullman' on a car and everyone is satisfied.
Like Adam, our first conspicuous ancestor, I must begin, and lay the blame upon a woman; I am glad to recognize that I differ from the father of my sex in no important particular, being as manlike as most of his sons.
With a gun against my belly I... I always smile.
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