You can't pray a lie -- I found that out.
("The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn")
More Quotes from Mark Twain:A historian who would convey the truth has got to lie. Often he must enlarge the truth by diameters, otherwise his reader would not be able to see it.
I don't give a damn for man that can spell a word only one way.
The more things are forbidden, the more popular they become.
A lie can run around the world six times while the truth is still trying to put on its pants.
Well, Judge Thatcher he took it and put it out at interest, and it fetched us a dollar a day apiece all the year round- more than a body could tell what to do with.
When one has tasted watermelon he knows what the angels eat.
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I don't go to the cinema much.
Youth is the period in which a man can be hopeless. The end of every episode is the end of the world. But the power of hoping through everything, the knowledge that the soul survives its adventures, that great inspiration comes to the middle-aged.
Gilbert K. Chesterton