【Top 100】Mark Twain Quotes

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1.    Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.    —   Mark Twain
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2.    Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.    —   Mark Twain
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3.    Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.    —   Mark Twain
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4.    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.    —   Mark Twain
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5.    When angry, count to four when very angry, swear.    —   Mark Twain
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6.    The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.    —   Mark Twain
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7.    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.    —   Mark Twain
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8.    We have the best government that money can buy.    —   Mark Twain
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9.    Honesty is the best policy – when there is money in it.    —   Mark Twain
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10.    It is not best that we should all think alike it is a difference of opinion that makes horse races.    —   Mark Twain
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11.    Prosperity is the best protector of principle.    —   Mark Twain
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12.    Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.    —   Mark Twain
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13.    It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.    —   Mark Twain
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14.    Prophesy is a good line of business, but it is full of risks.    —   Mark Twain
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15.    A man’s character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.    —   Mark Twain
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Mark Twain Man was made at the end of the weeks work when God
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16.    Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.    —   Mark Twain
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17.    It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.    —   Mark Twain
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18.    The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.    —   Mark Twain
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19.    I didn’t attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.    —   Mark Twain
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20.    The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.    —   Mark Twain
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21.    Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain.    —   Mark Twain
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22.    In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.    —   Mark Twain
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23.    Don’t let schooling interfere with your education.    —   Mark Twain
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24.    I’ve never let my school interfere with my education.    —   Mark Twain
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25.    Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.    —   Mark Twain
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26.    Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned.    —   Mark Twain
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27.    I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.    —   Mark Twain
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28.    I never let schooling interfere with my education.    —   Mark Twain
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29.    Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run.    —   Mark Twain
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30.    A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.    —   Mark Twain
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31.    Part of the secret of a success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.    —   Mark Twain
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Mark Twain The fear of death follows from the fear of life A
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32.    Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.    —   Mark Twain
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33.    It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.    —   Mark Twain
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34.    Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.    —   Mark Twain
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35.    Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.    —   Mark Twain
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36.    All generalizations are false, including this one.    —   Mark Twain
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37.    By trying we can easily endure adversity. Another man’s, I mean.    —   Mark Twain
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38.    Only one thing is impossible for God: To find any sense in any copyright law on the planet.    —   Mark Twain
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39.    God made the Idiot for practice, and then He made the School Board.    —   Mark Twain
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40.    Man was made at the end of the week’s work when God was tired.    —   Mark Twain
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41.    Man – a creature made at the end of the week’s work when God was tired.    —   Mark Twain
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42.    I can live for two months on a good compliment.    —   Mark Twain
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43.    Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.    —   Mark Twain
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44.    It’s good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling.    —   Mark Twain
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45.    Golf is a good walk spoiled.    —   Mark Twain
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46.    Thunder is good, thunder is impressive but it is lightning that does the work.    —   Mark Twain
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47.    Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.    —   Mark Twain
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48.    The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.    —   Mark Twain
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49.    Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.    —   Mark Twain
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50.    There are several good protections against temptation, but the surest is cowardice.    —   Mark Twain
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51.    To be good is noble but to show others how to be good is nobler and no trouble.    —   Mark Twain
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52.    What a good thing Adam had. When he said a good thing he knew nobody had said it before.    —   Mark Twain
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53.    Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.    —   Mark Twain
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54.    Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it.    —   Mark Twain
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55.    Laws control the lesser man… Right conduct controls the greater one.    —   Mark Twain
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56.    My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.    —   Mark Twain
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57.    I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.    —   Mark Twain
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58.    My books are like water those of the great geniuses are wine. (Fortunately) everybody drinks water.    —   Mark Twain
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59.    There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one – keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy.    —   Mark Twain
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60.    Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.    —   Mark Twain
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61.    The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.    —   Mark Twain
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62.    The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.    —   Mark Twain
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63.    Lord save us all from a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms.    —   Mark Twain
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64.    Humor is mankind’s greatest blessing.    —   Mark Twain
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65.    Everything human is pathetic. The secret source of humor itself is not joy but sorrow. There is no humor in heaven.    —   Mark Twain
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66.    The secret source of humor is not joy but sorrow there is no humor in Heaven.    —   Mark Twain
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67.    Humor must not professedly teach and it must not professedly preach, but it must do both if it would live forever.    —   Mark Twain
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68.    You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.    —   Mark Twain
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69.    I must have a prodigious quantity of mind it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up.    —   Mark Twain
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70.    Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.    —   Mark Twain
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71.    When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.    —   Mark Twain
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72.    To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.    —   Mark Twain
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73.    What a wee little part of a person’s life are his acts and his words! His real life is led in his head, and is known to none but himself.    —   Mark Twain
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74.    When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.    —   Mark Twain
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75.    Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which before their union were not perceived to have any relation.    —   Mark Twain
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76.    The Christian’s Bible is a drug store. Its contents remain the same, but the medical practice changes.    —   Mark Twain
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77.    The lack of money is the root of all evil.    —   Mark Twain
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78.    The secret of getting ahead is getting started.    —   Mark Twain
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79.    Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about.    —   Mark Twain
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80.    Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself.    —   Mark Twain
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81.    Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed.    —   Mark Twain
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82.    When people do not respect us we are sharply offended yet in his private heart no man much respects himself.    —   Mark Twain
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83.    Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.    —   Mark Twain
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84.    The finest clothing made is a person’s own skin, but, of course, society demands something more than this.    —   Mark Twain
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85.    All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure.    —   Mark Twain
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86.    A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.    —   Mark Twain
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87.    Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very’ your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.    —   Mark Twain
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88.    A round man cannot be expected to fit in a square hole right away. He must have time to modify his shape.    —   Mark Twain
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89.    I have made it a rule never to smoke more that one cigar at a time.    —   Mark Twain
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90.    If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.    —   Mark Twain
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91.    It’s no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.    —   Mark Twain
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92.    Truth is the most valuable thing we have. Let us economize it.    —   Mark Twain
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93.    Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities Truth isn’t.    —   Mark Twain
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94.    When in doubt tell the truth.    —   Mark Twain
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95.    Why shouldn’t truth be stranger than fiction? Fiction, after all, has to make sense.    —   Mark Twain
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96.    Truth is mighty and will prevail. There is nothing wrong with this, except that it ain’t so.    —   Mark Twain
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97.    Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn’t.    —   Mark Twain
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98.    Work is a necessary evil to be avoided.    —   Mark Twain
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99.    Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do. Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.    —   Mark Twain
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100.    Sometimes too much to drink is barely enough.    —   Mark Twain
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