|| A man's private thought can never be a lie;
what he thinks, is to him the truth, always.
- Letter to Louis Pendleton, 4 August 1888
Life does not consist mainly -- or even largely -- of facts and happenings. It consists mainly of the storm of thoughts that is forever blowing through one's head.
- Mark Twain's Autobiography
It is curious -- the space-annihilating power of thought.
- Following the Equator
...the world will not stop and think -- it never does, it is not its way; its way is to generalize from a single sample.
- "The United States of Lyncherdom"
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