Truth doesnt have to stick to possibilities. Fiction does.

1000020_10151606768389646_1731896260_n“Civilization is the limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities.”

“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”

“The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.”

“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.”

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

“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.”

“Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.”

“Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.”

“God created war so that Americans would learn geography.”

“Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.”

“Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t.”

“Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination.”

“Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.”

“You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.”

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.”

“Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”

“The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.”

“Education: the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty.”

“The secret to getting ahead is getting started.”

“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.”
“Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.”
“I didn’t have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead.”
“Any emotion, if it is sincere, is involuntary.”
“To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.”
“When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.”
“The human race has only one really effective weapon and that is laughter.”
“After all these years, I see that I was mistaken about Eve in the beginning; it is better to live outside the Garden with her than inside it without her.”
It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.
“There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable.”