Nothing needs reforming as other people’s habits. From “Reader’s Digest” 1996 calendar
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. From “Reader’s Digest”
Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
When I was a boy of 17, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much he had learned in four years. (attributed to Mark Twain). Quoted from “American students – and politicians – need to stop waging war on reason” by Kareem Abdul Jabbar in Time magazine, pg. 30, October 5, 2015
Mark Twain (nee Samuel Langhorne Clemons)