More Mark Twain Quotes on Life
Use these famous sayings of Mark Twain to assist you on your quest to become a counselor.
Quote: The citizen who thinks he sees that the commonwealth's political clothes are worn out, and yet holds his peace and does not agitate for a new suit, is disloyal; he is a traitor (A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court).
Comment: This seems like a good time to review the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution and truly analyze whether or not the "commonwealth's" politics uphold these ideals. If not, doing nothing would be traitorous.
Quote: When I am king, they shall not have bread and shelter only, but also teachings out of books, for a full belly is little worth where the mind is starved. (The Prince and the Pauper).
Comment: Those who never read have no advantage over those who can't. Twain not only understands the importance of books, he wrote some.
Quote: The calamity that comes is never the one we had prepared ourselves for.
Comment: Twain exposes the illusion of security. He experienced many calamities toward the end of his life, a leading cause of his writing turning from fun to bitter.