To be good is noble; but to show others how to be good is nobler and no trouble.
Religion consists of a set of things which the average man thinks he believes and wishes he was certain.
Tom was General of one of these armies, Joe Harper (a bosom friend) General of the other. These two great commanders did not condescend to fight in person—that being better suited to the still smaller fry—but sat together on an eminence and conducted the field operations by orders delivered through aides-de-camp.
I believe I have no prejudices whatsoever. All I need to know is that a man is a member of the human race. That's bad enough for me.
I ain't opposed to spending money on circuses when there ain't no other way, but there ain't no use in WASTING it on them.
Then pretty soon Sherburn sort of laughed; not the pleasant kind, but the kind that makes you feel like when you are eating bread that's got sand in it.