Life lessons from Mark Twain
• Life Lessons from Mark Twain
"The human race has only one really effective weapon, and that is laughter." So said the famous American writer Mark Twain, who, among other things, writing is not just for kids! Now you will see for yourself.
1. If you tell the truth, you do not have to remember anything.
2. Good friends, good books and sleeping conscience - that's perfect life.
3. Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
4. Never put off till tomorrow what can be done the next day with the same success.
5. A person who does not read, does not have any advantages over the man who can not read.
6. The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A person who lives life to the full, ready to die at any moment.
7. Stay away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you believe that you, too, can become great.
8. Do not go in circles, saying the world owes you a living. The world does not owe you anything. It was here first.
9. Never let someone be your priority when you are just an option for him. 10. Loyalty to the country - ALWAYS. Loyalty to the government - when it deserves it.
11. If you do not read the papers - you are not informed. If you're reading the newspaper - you are misinformed.
12. Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
13. The best way to perk up - is to try to cheer somebody else.
14. The human race has only one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
15. The two most important days in your life - the day when you were born, and the day when you found out why.
16. Always accept their mistakes. This blunt the vigilance of the authorities and will give you the opportunity to make new ones.
17. Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to on whom she poured out.
18. Never argue with stupid people, they will lower you to their level and then beat up the experience.
19. There is only one way to find out that the man is honest: ask him. If he answers "yes", you will learn that he is a cheat.
20. It is better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and to dispel all doubts.
21. Worry is like a debt payment, which you should not.