Lars Toomre

Some Personal Thoughts and Trivia

Mark Twain

Celebrated American author and humorist (1835 - 1910)

True Gospel Of Consistency

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What, then, is the true Gospel of consistency? Change. Who is the really consistent man? The man who changes. Since change is the law of his being, he cannot be consistent if he stick in a rut.

Celebrated American author and humorist (1835 - 1910)

Education Consists Mainly Of What We Have Unlearned

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Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned.

Celebrated American author and humorist (1835 - 1910)

Speak Out And Remove All Doubt

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Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.

Celebrated American author and humorist (1835 - 1910)

What You Can Do Day After Tomorrow

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Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.

Celebrated American author and humorist (1835 - 1910)

Right Conduct Controls The Greater Man

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Laws control the lesser man. Right conduct controls the greater one.

Celebrated American author and humorist (1835 - 1910)

Merely Fluid Prejudice

The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.

Celebrated American author and humorist (1835 - 1910)

Would Have Two Mouths And One Ear

If we were meant to talk more than listen, we would have two mouths and one ear.

Celebrated American author and humorist (1835 - 1910)

Why Is It That We Rejoice At A Birth

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Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.

Celebrated American author and humorist (1835 - 1910)

Public Is Merely Multiplied Me

The Public is merely a multiplied 'me.'

Celebrated American author and humorist (1835 - 1910)

If You Always Do What You Have Always Done

If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you always got.

Celebrated American author and humorist (1835 - 1910)

Age Is An Issue Of Mind Over Matter

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Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

Celebrated American author and humorist (1835 - 1910)

Throw Off The Bowlines

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor.

Celebrated American author and humorist (1835 - 1910)

Charm About The Forbidden

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There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable.

Celebrated American author and humorist (1835 - 1910)

Human Pride Is Not Worthwhile

Human pride is not worthwhile; there is always something lying in wait to take the wind out of it.

Celebrated American author and humorist (1835 - 1910)

When Imagination Not In Focus

You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.

From "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Even Angels Speak English With An Accent

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I have traveled more than anyone else, and I have noticed that even the angels speak English with an accent.

Celebrated American author and humorist (1835 - 1910)

No Distinctly Native American Criminal Class Except Congress

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There is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress.

Celebrated American author and humorist (1835 - 1910)

Keep Away From People Who Try To Belittle Your Ambitions

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Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. When you are seeking to bring big plans to fruition, it is important with whom you regularly associate. Hang out with friends who are like-minded and who are also designing purpose-filled lives. Similarly, be that kind of a friend for your friends.

From Advice to Youth (1835 - 1910)

Get The Full Value Of A Joy

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Grief can take care of itself; but to get the full value of a joy you must have someone to divide it with.

Celebrated American author and humorist (1835 - 1910)

Truth Is Not Hard To Kill

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The history of our race, and each individual's experience, are sown thick with evidence that a truth is not hard to kill and that a lie told well is immortal.

From Advice to Youth (1835 - 1910)