Mark Twain Quotes

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The best cure for Christianity is reading the Bible.
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Never tell the truth to those unworthy of it....
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When in doubt, tell the truth.
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I must have a prodigious quantity of mind it takes me as much as a week, sometimes, to make it up.
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After all these years I see that I was mistaken about Eve in the beginning it is better to live outside the Garden with her than inside it without her.
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I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting.
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Some people get an eduction without going to college the rest get it after they get out.
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Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain.
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Golf is a good walk spoiled.
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Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow - Mindedness.
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Fleas can be taught nearly anything a congressman can.
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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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When one has tasted watermelon he knows what the angels eat.
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Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it.
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Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
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The secret source of humour itself is not joy, but sorrow. There is no humour in heaven.
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Drag your thoughts away from your troubles.. by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it.
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Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.
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Work is a necessary evil to be avoided.
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A patriot is mocked, scorned and hated; yet when his cause succeeds, all men will join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.
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I can live two months on a good compliment.
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Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand.
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In certain trying circumstances, urgent circumstances, desperate circumstances, profanity furnishes a relief denied even to prayer.
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Civilization is a limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessaries.
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Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
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A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.
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The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.
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There is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress.
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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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We are called the nation of inventors. And we are. We could still claim that title and wear its loftiest honors if we had stopped with the first thing we ever invented, which was human liberty.
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Lord save us all from old age and broken health and a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms.
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There are people who strictly deprive themselves of each and every eatable, drinkable, and smokable which has in any way acquired a shady reputation. They pay this price for health. And health is all they get for it. How strange it is. It is like paying out your whole fortune for a cow that has gone dry.
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It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.
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Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do. Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.
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Love seems the swiftest, but it is the slowest of growths. No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century.
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The holy passion of Friendship is so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.
Mark Twain
If Christ were here now there is one thing he would not be - A Christian.
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