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326 Famous Quotes by Mark Twain
11/30/1835 - 4/21/1910
Also Known As:  
Samuel Clemens     Samuel Langhorne Clemens     Twain Mark
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I'm glad I did it, partly because it was worth it, but mostly because I shall never have to do it again

Joy Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the and the blind can see

Kindness Quotes, by Mark Twain

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If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way.

Learning Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Every one is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody

Mankind Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear

Absence Quotes, by Mark Twain

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It is easier to stay out than get out.

Achievement Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Keep away from those who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you believe that you too can become great.

Ambition Quotes, by Mark Twain

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We can secure other people's approval, if we do right and try hard; but our own is worth a hundred of it, and no way has been found out of securing that

Approval Quotes, by Mark Twain

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The offspring of riches: Pride, vanity, ostentation, arrogance, tyranny

Arrogance Quotes, by Mark Twain

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The old Irish when immersing a babe at baptism left out the right arm so that it would remain pagan for good fighting

Babies Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.

Books Quotes, by Mark Twain

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There comes a time in every rightly constructed boy's life that he has a raging desire to go somewhere and dig for hidden treasure

Boys Quotes, by Mark Twain

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I thoroughly disapprove of duels. If a man should challenge me, I would take him kindly and forgivingly by the hand and lead him to a quiet place and kill him.

Challenge Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Citizenship is what makes a republic; monarchies can get along without it

Citizenship Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get.

Climate Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Conservatism is the blind and fear-filled worship of dead radicals

Conservatism Quotes, by Mark Twain

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If you have no will to change it, you have no right to criticize it

Criticism Quotes, by Mark Twain

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In order to keep a true perspective of one's importance, everyone should have a dog that will worship him and a cat that will ignore him.

Dogs Quotes, by Mark Twain

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I've never let my school interfere with my education.

Education Quotes, by Mark Twain

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It takes your enemy and your friend, working together to hurt you to the heart; the one to slander you and the other to get the news to you

Enemies Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Familiarity breeds contempt. How accurate that is. The reason we hold truth in such respect is because we have so little opportunity to get familiar with it.

Familiarity Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.

Fiction Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Be good and you will be lonesome

Goodness Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Be good and you will be lonely

Greatness Quotes, by Mark Twain

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The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.

Health Quotes, by Mark Twain

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