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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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About Mark Twain

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. thanks to Alan Bennett -Mark Twain.

Health Quotes, by Mark Twain

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There are times when one would like to hang the whole human race, and finish the farce.

Humanity Quotes, by Mark Twain

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The so-called human race.

Humanity Quotes, by Mark Twain

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You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.

Imagination 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.

Injury Quotes, by Mark Twain

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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.

Intelligence Quotes, by Mark Twain

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I can't do literary work for the rest of this year because I'm meditating another lawsuit and looking around for a defendant.

Law Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.

Life Quotes, by Mark Twain

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There has been much tragedy in my life; at least half of it actually happend. -Mark Twain.

Life Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.

Life Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Biographies are but the clothes and buttons of a man -- the biography of the man himself cannot be written.

Literature Quotes, by Mark Twain

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All that I care to know is that a man is a human being--that is enough for me; he can't be any worse.

Man Quotes, by Mark Twain

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It is a mistake that there is no bath that will cure people's manners, but drowning would help.

Manners Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Man is the only animal that blushes. Or needs to.

Men and women Quotes, by Mark Twain

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I have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up.

Mind Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Temperate temperance is best; intemperate temperance injures the cause of temperance.

Moderation Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Modesty antedates clothes and will be resumed when clothes are no more. Modesty died when clothes were born. Modesty died when false modesty was born.

Modesty Quotes, by Mark Twain

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We consider that any man who can fiddle all through one of those Virginia Reels without losing his grip, may be depended upon in any kind of musical emergency.

Music Quotes, by Mark Twain

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It is the difference of opinion that makes horse races.

Opinion Quotes, by Mark Twain

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There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist, except an old optimist.

Optimism Quotes, by Mark Twain

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What a good thing Adam had--when he said a good thing, he knew nobody had said it before.

Originality Quotes, by Mark Twain

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I can live for two months on a good compliment.

Praise Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Prosperity is the surest breeder of insolence I know.

Prosperity Quotes, by Mark Twain

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There are many scapegoats for our sins, but the most popular is providence.

Providence Quotes, by Mark Twain

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It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either.

Prudence Quotes, by Mark Twain

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