Mark Twain Quotes

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If you take a dog which is starving and feed him and make him prosperous, that dog will not bite you. This is the primary difference between a dog and a man.
Mark Twain
The universal brotherhood of man is our most precious possession.
Mark Twain
Heaven goes by favour. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.
Mark Twain
Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
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Eloquence is the essential thing in a speech, not information.
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Fame is a vapor; popularity an accident; the only earthly certainty is oblivion.
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I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
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When I was fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have him around. When I got to be twenty - One, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years.
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Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer.
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It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
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Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.
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If Christ were here now there is one thing he would not be - A Christian.
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Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre but they are more deadly in the long run.
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His ignorance covered the whole earth like a blanket, and there was hardly a hole in it anywhere.
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It is discouraging to try and penetrate a mind like yours. You ought to get it out and dance on it. That would take some of the rigidity out of it.
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It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you the one to slander you, and the other to get the news to you.
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Few sinners are saved after the fiirst twenty minutes of a sermon.
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Of the delights of this world, man cares most for sexual intercourse, yet he has left it out of his heaven.
Mark Twain
It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.
Mark Twain
When a person cannot deceive himself the chances are against his being able to deceive other people.
Mark Twain
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
Mark Twain
It is easier to stay out than get out.
Mark Twain
Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.
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I never let schooling interfere with my education.
Mark Twain
This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty - Four.
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Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow - Mindedness.
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The first of April is the day we remember what we are the other 364 days of the year.
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One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives.
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The miracle, or the power, that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application, and perseverance under the prompting of a brave, determined spirit.
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Work and play are words used to describe the same thing under differing conditions.
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One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives.
Mark Twain
Some men worship rank, some worship heroes, some worship power, some worship God, and over these ideals they dispute, but they all worship money.
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I admire the serene assurance of those who have religious faith. It is wonderful to observe the calm confidence of a Christian with four aces.
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I have never examined the subject of humor until now. I am surprised to find how much ground it covers. I have got its divisions and frontiers down on a piece of paper. I find it defined as a production of the brain, as the power of the brain to produce something humorous, and the capacity of percieving humor.
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Time cools, time clarifies no mood can be maintained quite unaltered through the course of hours.
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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.
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We had the sky up there, and we used to lay on our backs and look up at them, and discuss whether they was made or just happened.
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