They did not know that the quicker a fresh-water fish is on the fire after he is caught the better he is.
In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.
In 'Huckleberry Finn,' I have drawn Tom Blankenship exactly as he was. He was ignorant, unwashed, insufficiently fed; but he had as good a heart as ever any boy had.
Of course, there are many rich men in the empire, but their money is buried, and they dress in rags and counterfeit poverty.
The crowd swarmed together and followed him at a distance, talking excitedly and asking questions and finding out the facts. Finding out the facts and passing them on to others, with improvements-- improvements which soon enlarged the bowl of wine to a barrel, and made the one bottle hold it all and yet remain empty to the last.
Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.