Mark Twain Quotes

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Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - Not absence of fear.
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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 bring the news to you.
Mark Twain
Of the delights of this world man cares most for sexual intercourse, yet he has left it out of his heaven.
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Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.
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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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The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself.
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Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
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It is the difference of opinion that makes horse races.
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Fleas can be taught nearly anything a congressman can.
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There ought to be a room in every house to swear in.
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A man with a new idea is a crank - - Until the idea succeeds.
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Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
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There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of fact.
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Everything has its limit - - Iron ore cannot be educated into gold. - 1906.
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We are always too busy for our children; we never give them the time or interest they deserve. We lavish gifts upon them; but the most precious gift, our personal association, which means so much to them, we give grudgingly.
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When you cannot get a compliment any other way pay yourself one.
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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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Truth is more of a stranger than fiction.
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All say, How hard it is that we have to die - - A strange complaint to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
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There are lies, damned lies, and statistics.
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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.
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So far as I am able to judge, nothing has been left undone, either by man or nature, to make India the most extraordinary country that the sun visits on his rounds. Nothing seems to have been forgotten, nothing overlooked.
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When a person cannot deceive himself the chances are against his being able to deceive other people.
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Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain.
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I was born modest. Not all over, but in spots.
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I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
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Statistics show that we lose more fools on this day than on all other days of the year put together. This proves, by the numbers left in stock, that one Fourth of July per year is now inadequate, the country has grown so.
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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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One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives.
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Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.
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George Washington as a boy was ignorant of the commonest accomplishments of youth - He could not even lie.
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It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.
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Principles have no real force except when one is well fed.
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Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
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Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.
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Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away, and a sunny spirit takes their place.
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Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
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