Mark Twain Quotes

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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.
Mark Twain

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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Most people are bothered by those passages of Scripture they do not understand, but the passages that bother me are those I do understand.
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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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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 should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it - - And stop there; lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove lid. She will never sit on a hot stove lid again - - And that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore.
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Fame is a vapor; popularity an accident; the only earthly certainty is oblivion.
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Principles have no real force except when one is well fed.
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A man never reaches that dizzy height of wisdom that he can no longer be led by the nose.
Mark Twain
Facts are stubborn things, but statistics are more pliable.
Mark Twain
I smoke in moderation, only one cigar at a time.
Mark Twain
We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it - And stop there lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove - Lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove - Lid again - And that is well but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore.
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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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His ignorance covered the whole earth like a blanket, and there was hardly a hole in it anywhere.
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Man is the only animal that blushes - - Or needs to.
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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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Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
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Youth, large, lusty, loving - Youth, full of grace, force, fascination. Do you know that Old Age may come after you with equal grace, force, fascination.
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If the desire to kill and the opportunity to kill always came together, who would escape hanging?
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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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A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain.
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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.
Mark Twain
Carlyle said, A lie cannot live; it shows he did not know how to tell them.
Mark Twain
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.
Mark Twain
Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds upon the heel that crushes it.
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The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.
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There are times when one would like to hang the whole human race and finish the farce.
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The best cure for Christianity is reading the Bible.
Mark Twain
It was wonderful to find America, but it would have been more wonderful to miss it.
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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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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.
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An enemy can partly ruin a man, but it takes a good - Natured injudicious friend to complete the thing and make it perfect.
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He was a solemn, unsmiling, sanctimonious old iceberg who looked like he was waiting for a vacancy in the Trinity.
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Language is a city to the building of which every human being brought a stone.
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All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence then success is sure.
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Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain.
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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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