Mark Twain Quotes

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow - Mindedness.
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The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
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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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Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre but they are more deadly in the long run.
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I never let schooling interfere with my education.
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I did it partly because it was worth it, but mostly because I shall never have to do it again.
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I am prepared to meet anyone, but whether anyone is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.
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Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
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At the beginning of a great national change, the patriot is a scarce man: scorned, ridiculed and forgotten. When his cause succeeds, however, all men will join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.
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The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.
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In Paris they simply stared when I spoke to them in French I never did succeed in making those idiots understand their language.
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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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Golf is a good walk, ruined.
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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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Some people get an eduction without going to college the rest get it after they get out.
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Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
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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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Go and surprise the whole country by doing something right.
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Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
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It is noble to teach oneself, but still nobler to teach others - - And less trouble. - Speech, 1906.
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Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.
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Carlyle said, A lie cannot live; it shows he did not know how to tell them.
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We all live in the protection of certain cowardices which we call our principles.
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Habit is habit and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time.
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In Marseilles they make half the toilet soap we consume in America, but the Marseillaise only have a vague theoretical idea of its use, which they have obtained from books of travel.
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Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please. Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable.
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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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My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.
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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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The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
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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.
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Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.
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Tomorrow night I appear for the first time before a Boston audience of 4000 critics.
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There are lies, damned lies, and statistics.
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Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - Not absence of fear.
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Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it.
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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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