Mark Twain Quotes

Mark twain - irreverence is the champion of liberty and its...
Adam and Eve had many advantages, but the principle one was that they escaped teething.
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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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Mark twain - time cools, time clarifies no mood can be...
Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more.
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Mark twain - this is the day upon which we are reminded of...

Time cools, time clarifies; no mood can be maintained quite unaltered through the course of hours.
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The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.
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It is noble to teach oneself, it is still nobler to teach others.
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Religion consists in a set of things which the average man thinks he believes and wishes he was certain of.
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On his deathbed Death, the only immortal who treats us all alike, whose pity and whose peace and whose refuse are for all - - The soiled and the pure, the rich and the poor, the loved and the unloved.
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Never tell the truth to those unworthy of it....
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When I was a child people simply looked about them and were moderately happy today they peer beyond the seven seas, bury themselves waist deep in tidings, and by and large what they see and hear makes them unutterably sad.
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Man will do many things to get himself loved he will do all things to get himself envied.
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Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
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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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When a person cannot deceive himself the chances are against his being able to deceive other people.
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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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Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.
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Providence protects children and idiots. I know because I have tested it.
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Often it does seem a pity that Noah and his party did not miss the boat.
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Golf is a good walk spoiled.
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We are chameleons, and our partialities and prejudices change place with an easy and blessed facility, and we are soon wonted to the change and happy in it.
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I was born modest. Not all over, but in spots.
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Go and surprise the whole country by doing something right.
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Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
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Behold, the fool saith, Put not all thine eggs in the one basket, - - which is but a manner of saying, Scatter your money and your attention, but the wise man saith, Put all your eggs in the one basket and - - watch that basket.
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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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Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.
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If we had less statemanship we could get along with fewer battleships.
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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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October is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks. Others are July, January, April, September, November, May, March, June, December, August and February.
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The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
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Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain.
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It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly American criminal class except Congress.
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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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Education: that which reveals to the wise, and conceals from the stupid, the vast limits of their knowledge.
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When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
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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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All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence then success is sure.
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