Mark Twain Quotes

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We are always more anxious to be distinguished for a talent which we do not possess, than to be praised for the fifteen which we do possess.
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Never tell the truth to those unworthy of it....
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My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.
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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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A man with a new idea is a crank - - Until the idea succeeds.
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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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Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - Not absence of fear.
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Whenever the literary German dives into a sentence, that is the last you are going to see of him until he emerges on the other side of his atlantic with his verb in his mouth.
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Get your facts first and then you can distort them as much as you wish.
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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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Go and surprise the whole country by doing something right.
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A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.
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Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.
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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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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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Mark twain - work and play are words used to describe the same...
It is noble to teach oneself, but still nobler to teach others - - And less trouble. - Speech, 1906.
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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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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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Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
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The best cure for Christianity is reading the Bible.
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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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Work is a necessary evil to be avoided.
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The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
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Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow - Mindedness.
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Golf is a good walk, ruined.
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When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet deep down in his private heart no man much respects himself.
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The rule is perfect in all matters of opinion our adversaries are insane.
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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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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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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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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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Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds upon the heel that crushes it.
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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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It is the difference of opinion that makes horse races.
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Often, the surest way to convey misinformation is to tell the strict truth.
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