My first choice would be Jesus, but if that ticket was gone, my choice would be Mark Twain. A small portion of his quotations shown below is the reason why. How would you answer the title question? Just reply in the “Leave a comment” section at the bottom of the post….I will try to set you up. -mst-
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.
Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
Part of the secret of a success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.
There are basically two types of people. People who accomplish things, and people who claim to have accomplished things. The first group is less crowded.
Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.
You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
The lack of money is the root of all evil.
If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning. And If it’s your job to eat two frogs, it’s best to eat the biggest one first.
Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
A man’s character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.
Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.
Apparently there is nothing that cannot happen today.
Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work.
A person who won’t read has no advantage over one who can’t read.
It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.