Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.
Other Mark Twain quotes:
Do good when you can, and charge when you think they will stand it.
The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.
Genius has no youth, but starts with the ripeness of age and old experience.
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Do your duty today and repent tomorrow.
How many of you believe in telekinesis? Raise my hand.
Don't live in the past, don't ponder about the future, stay at the present moment now...always.
Do one thing every day you don't want to do.
Grief can take care if itself; but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.